2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) is a white crystalline powder, which can be dissolved in water.
2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) can be used as anti-crease agent, de-aldehyde agent and crosslinking agent. It’s also the main composition of air freshener.
1. Textile industry
Cotton products are composed by long chain cellulose, which contains lots of hydroxyls to form spacious hydrogen bonds. These hydrogen bonds will be broken and then randomly reformed under the heat or external forces. That’s how the fabric folds come. 2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) reacts with hydroxyl groups when treating fabrics together with formaldehyde, forming a stable structure to prevent the folds from forming. This method can also restain the pungent odor caused from using formaldehyde only as the anti-wrinkle treatment by effectively inhibiting the release of formaldehyde.
Besides, urea resin is another widely used textile finishing agent. Its residues on fabrics slowly release formaldehyde, which can be effectively inhibited by 2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea).
2. Coating and Paint
2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) can be used as de-aldehyde agent in poly-EVA, all kinds of water-based coatings, paints, pigments, adhesives and paper industry. It can also be added to the paint alone to make the paint absorbing and decomposing formaldehyde.
3. Ink for inkjet printers
2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) is an important additives of ink for inkjets. It can disperse the pigment, lubricate the channels, prevent nozzles from drying out and blocking, and imporve the storage stability of ink. It can also imporve the color contrast to enhance the printing effect.
Various types of artificial panels such as plywood, chipboard, fiberboard and composite panels, usually choose urea resin, phenolic resin or melamine resin as adhesives. Those adhesives are produced from polycondensation between formaldehyde and urea, phenol or melamine respectively. All of them have the problem of slowly releasing gaseous formaldehyde into the environment. 2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) can be added to effectively reduce the formaldehyde release and does not affect the bonding effect.
5. Daily Chemical
2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) is the main composition of household de-aldehyde agent. It can be used as high-performance formaldehyde remover, home air formaldehyde potent enzyme, formaldehyde long-acting melting medium, aldehyde remover for glue, photocatalyst, floor deodorization care wax, furniture deodorizer, car deodorizer, etc.
6. Organic Synthesis
2-Imidazolidone (Ethylene Urea) can be used as intermediates of many new antibiotics, such as meloxicillin and aloxicillin, as intermediates for anti-schistosomiasis drugs, and as basic raw materials of third-generation penicillin. In the biological field, it can be used to produce the plant growth regulators, fungicides, inhibitors, herbicides, etc., such as: N-chlorocarbonyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-chlorocarbonyl-3-acetyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-chlorocarbonyl-3-methanesulfonyl-2-imidazolidinone N-chloroformyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-chloroformyl-3-acetyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-chloroformyl-3-methanesulfonyl-2-imidazolidinone, N-hydroxyethyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-methanesulfonyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1,3-dimethyl-2-imidazolidinone, 1-acetyl-2-imidazolidinone, etc.
25Kg Bags or customers’ requirement.
Keep away from fire and heat source. Store in shady room and dry place. Avoid storing with oxides.