1-PHENYL-2-THIOUREA is incompatible with strong oxidizers, strong acids and strong bases. 1-PHENYL-2-THIOUREA emits toxic fumes on contact with acid fumes.
1-PHENYL-2-THIOUREA is classified as extremely toxic. The probable oral lethal dose is 5-50 mg/kg or between 7 drops and 1 teaspoon for a 70 kg (150 lb.) person.
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water.
In medical genetics.
Needle-like crystals. Used in the manufacture of rodenticides and in medical genetics.
Dangerous disaster hazard; emits toxic fumes of oxides of sulfur and nitrogen when heated to decomposition. Avoid acids or acid fumes.
white crystalline powder
Crystallise the thiourea from water and dry it at 100o in air. [Beilstein 12 IV 804.]