Allantoin Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Allantoin Properties


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Allantoin is a major metabolic intermediate in many other organisms including plants and bacteria.It is present in botanical extracts of the comfrey plant and urine from cows and most mammals.It is frequently present in toothpaste, mouthwash, and other oral hygiene products, in shampoos, lipsticks, anti-acne products, sun care products, and clarifying lotions, various cosmetic lotions and creams, and other cosmetic and pharmaceutical products.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Solid
CAS Number 97-59-6
ChEBI 15678
Density 1.45 g/cm3
HS Code 29332100
IUPAC Name (2,5-Dioxo-4-Imidazolidinyl)Urea
InChI 1S/C4H6N4O3/c5-3(10)6-1-2(9)8-4(11)7-1/h1H,(H3,5,6,10)(H2,7,8,9,11)
LR Assay 98.5-101.0%
Lab Grade LR
Melting Point 230°C
Molar Mass 158.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H6N4O3
NFPA 704 H-1,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number YT1600000
Synonyms Alcloxa;Ureidohydantoin;Glyoxyldiureide;
Hemocane;5-Ureidohydantoin;Vitamin U