INCI Name: Urea
CAS Numbers: 57-13-6
Urea or carbamide is an organic compound with the chemical formula CO2. The molecule has two – NH2 groups joined by a carbonyl functional group. Urea is a colorless, odorless solid, highly soluble in water, and practically non-toxic.
Urea is widely used for industrial and commercial purposes. Urea is used to produce plastics, glues, animal feed, toilet bowl cleaners, hair coloring products, dish washing machine detergents, pesticides, and fungicides.