Nicarbazin

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Nicarbazin
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Names
IUPAC name
1,3-bis(4-nitrophenyl)urea; 4,6-dimethyl-1H-pyrimidin-2-one
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.005.782
UNII
Properties
C19H18N6O6
Molar mass 426.38 g/mol
Appearance light yellow powder
Density 0.5 g/mL
Melting point 265-275 C
slightly soluble in dimethylsulphoxide (DMSO) and dimethylformamide (DMF); insoluble in water and methanol
Pharmacology
QP51AE03 (WHO)
Hazards
Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):
>0.147 mg/L in rats
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Nicarbazin is a coccidiostat used on meat chickens. It is also used as a contraceptive for population control of Canada geese and feral pigeons.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US EPA - Nicarbazin Conditional Registration" (PDF). November 2005. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Danaher, M.; Campbell, K.; O'Keeffe, M.; Capurro, E.; Kennedy, G.; Elliott, C. T. (2008). "Survey of the anticoccidial feed additive nicarbazin (as dinitrocarbanilide residues) in poultry and eggs". Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A. 25 (1): 32–40. doi:10.1080/02652030701552956. PMID 17957540.