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For foliar sprays, make a solution that contains 1/2 to 2 percent urea by weight.
Add to the water phase of the formulas, typical use level 2 - 15% in emulsions. For external use only.
Urea (also known as carbamide) is a waste product of many living organisms, and is the major organic component of human urine. Urea has important uses as a fertilizer and feed supplement, as well as a starting material for the manufacture of plastics and drugs.
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- melts at 132.7° C (271° F) and decomposes before boiling
- Urea is used to treat dry/rough skin conditions (e.g., eczema, psoriasis, corns, callus) and some nail problems (e.g., ingrown nails).
- It may also be used to help remove dead tissue in some wounds to help wound healing.
- Urea is also used in the manufacture of synthetic resins with various applications such as plastics, adhesives, moldings, laminates, plywood, particleboard, textiles, and coatings.
- other minor uses are as dehydrating lotion, diuretics, deicers, and cold-compresses.
- Urea can be applied to soil as a solid or solution or to certain crops as a foliar spray.
- Urea usage involves no fire or explosion hazard.