GRANULE UREA | PRILLED UREA 2023-07-02T22:08:54+00:00

Project Description

Urea is a nitrogenous compound that contains a carbonyl group attached to two amine groups. Synthetic urea is created from synthetic ammonia and carbon dioxide and is produced in solid form and has a Prilled or Granular shape. Urea is also known by the brand name Carbamide. This solid substance is very soluble in water and is almost non-toxic. It is also not acidic or alkaline in terms of pH, Urea is widely used as a source of nitrogen (N) in fertilizers and is an important raw material for the chemical industry.

Product Code UREA N46
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Material Safety Data Sheet Urea
Product Name Prilled Urea
Catalog Codes UREA N46
Urea CAS# 57-13-6
Use of the substance/Preparation Urea is a chemical fertilizer and most of
it is used in agriculture. Furthermore urea
is used in the production of resins and
glues. Industrial resins are used in the
manufacture of such forestry products as
plywood and oriented strand board. Urea is
used in the production of fiberglass
insulation, forestry fertilization, and on
airport runways as a de-icer. Urea is used
in the control of NOX emissions.
Synonym B-I-K, carbamide, carbamide resin,
carbamimidic acid, carbonyl diamide,
isourea, pseudourea, carbonyldiamine,
supercel 3000, ureaphil, ureophil, urevert,
varioform II
Chemical Name Carbamide
Chemical Formula  CO(NH2)2
Hazardous substances: Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen, ammonia,
Hazardous label(s):
Toxicological characteristics:
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen are air
pollutant; ammonia is the one of the easiest
form of nitrogen compounds for nutrition
of livings but could be harmful in the huge
amount. Cyanides are the very toxic for
Substances present at a concentration below the
minimum danger:
Refer to carbon oxides MSDS, nitrogen
oxides MSDS and cyanides MSDS.

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Technical Data of Urea

Urea is a monocarboxylic acid amide and a one-carbon compound. Urea has two NH2 groups connected by a carbonyl functional group (C=O). The urea molecule is planar. In solid urea, the oxygen center is involved in two N-H-O hydrogen bonds. A dense and energetically favorable hydrogen-bonding network is likely created at the expense of efficient molecular packing. The carbon in urea is described as sp2-combined, the C-N bonds have a significant double bond character, and the carbonyl oxygen is basic compared to formaldehyde. The high water solubility of urea shows its ability to have extensive hydrogen bonding with water. Due to its tendency to form porous frameworks, urea has the ability to trap many organic compounds. In these so-called chlorates, “guest” organic molecules are kept in the channels formed by interpenetrating spirals composed of hydrogen-bonded urea molecules. This feature can be used to separate mixtures, for example, in the production of jet fuel and lubricating oils and in the separation of hydrocarbons.

Granular Urea Uses

Urea would be the most important raw material in petrochemical and chemical industries it has uses as below:

  • It is used as a raw material for the production of urea-formaldehyde and urea-melamine-formaldehyde resins.
  • Urea is also used to produce plywood.
  • It is also used as a stabilizer of nitrocellulose explosives
  • Urea has important uses as a fertilizer and food supplement, as well as a raw material for the production of plastic and medicine.
  • It is an element in diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) that contains 32.5% urea and 67.5% deionized water. DEF is injected into the exhaust stream of diesel vehicles to break down dangerous NOx emissions into harmless nitrogen and water.
  • A component of animal feed, it is a relatively inexpensive source of nitrogen to promote growth.
  • It is considered a non-corrosive alternative to rock salt for road de-icing. It is often the main ingredient in pet-friendly salt alternatives, although it is less effective than traditional rock salt or calcium chloride.
  • It is the main ingredient in the formulation of hair removal compounds such as Veet.
  • It is one of the reasons for the brown color in the cans produced in the factory.
  • It is an ingredient in some skin creams, moisturizers, hair conditioners, and shampoos.
  • A flame retardant is commonly used in dry chemical fire extinguishing charges such as a mixture of urea and potassium bicarbonate.
  • It is an important ingredient in the formulation of many teeth-whitening products.
  • It is one of the raw materials for the production of dishwashing soap
  • It is used together with diammonium phosphate as a yeast nutrient to ferment sugars into ethanol.
  • Nutrient used by plankton in ocean feeding experiments for geoengineering purposes.
  • It is used as an additive to increase the working temperature and opening time of skin glue.
  • It is used as an additive for solubility and moisture retention in dye baths for dyeing or printing fabric.
  • It is used as an optical parametric oscillator in nonlinear optics.
  • Urea is a raw material that is used in the manufacture of many chemicals such as various plastics, urea-formaldehyde resins, and adhesives.
  • Also, industrial urea is necessary for the production of raw materials, glue, fertilizer, commercial products, and resin production.
  • More than 90% of global urea production is used in agriculture as a nitrogen-releasing fertilizer.
  • Urea is used in systems to reduce cars’ exhaust smoke emissions.

Granular Urea Formula

The Chemical Formula of Urea CO(NH2)2
Appearance Crystals or Solid Pellets
Color Colorless and Odorless
Density 1.33 g/cm3
Flash Point Non-combustible
Boiling Point 132.7 °C
Melting Point It decomposes before Melting

Granular Urea Packing

We have good-natured packing for Prilled Urea, our packing is 50 kg PP/PE bags and we can load 22 mt in each 20ft container


Specifications of UREA N46
N2 Content Min 46 %W
Biuret Content Max 1.0 %W
Moisture Max 0.3 %W
Particle Size (1-2.4 mm) Min 90  %
Urea Formaldhide (UF)  Max 0.4 %


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