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(Science: chemical) 1-(hydroxymethyl)-3-methyl-2-thiourea. Local antibacterial that probably acts by releasing formaldehyde in aqueous solutions. It is used for irrigation of infected body cavities - bladder, peritoneum, etc. And as a spray for burns.

Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local.

Chemical name: Thiourea, N-(hydroxymethyl)-N'-methyl-