| IUPAC name
| Other names
|Molar mass||116.18 g/mol|
|Density||1.11 g/cm3 (25 °C)|
|Melting point||70–72 °C (158–162 °F; 343–345 K)|
|Boiling point||191.3 °C (376.3 °F; 464.4 K)|
|6.6 g/100 ml (20 °C)|
|Solubility|| Soluble in acetic acid, acetone, acetonitrile, aq. ammonia 25%, chloroform, DCM, ethanol, ethyl acetate, formaldehyde 37%, formic acid, HCl 37%, isopropanol, methanol, methyl acetate, pyridine|
Slightly soluble in diethyl ether
Insoluble in benzene, heptane, hexane, toluene, xylene
|Safety data sheet||Sigma-Aldrich|
|Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):|
LD50 (Median dose)
|200 mg/kg (rat, oral)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
N-Allylthiourea is an organic chemical compound with the formula C4H8N2S.
N-Allylthiourea decomposes when heated above its melting point to release sulfur oxides.
N-Allylthiourea is a white crystalline solid, slightly soluble in water but more soluble in most common solvents, except for hydrocarbons. It has a weak garlic-like odor.
N-Allylthiourea is sold by chemical suppliers.
To be added
- Nitrification inhibitor
- Chelating agent
- Used in medicine to minimize scar tissue
N-Allylthiourea is toxic if ingested. Proper protection must be worn when handling this compound.
Should be kept in closed bottles, at temperatures below 30 °C.