What is Urea?

Urea is a nitrogen-containing fertilizer and a chemical compound with the formula CO (NH2)2 or H2N.CO.NH2). The molecule has two NH2 groups joined by a CO or carbonyl functional group. Urea is very soluble in water but insoluble in ether, with a melting point at 132°C.

Granular Urea
Granular Urea
Property Unit Test Method Value
Nitrogen Content Wt% ISO 5315 46 min.
Moisture Wt% ISO 2753 0.5 max.
Biuret Wt% ISO 2754 1 max.
Particle size(2-4 mm) % ISO 8397 90 min.
Formaldehyde Wt% BS-6806-1 0.55 max.


  • 50 kg bags
  • 1000 kg bags


Urea is a colorless, crystalline substance that melts at 132.7 °C (271° F) and decomposes before boiling point.


Urea has important uses as a fertilizer and feed supplement, as well as a raw material for the manufacturing of plastics and drugs. 


  • Different types of urea are categorized as follows;
  • Granular urea with a nitrogen content of 46% and practical size of 2-4 mm
  • Pilled Urea with a nitrogen content of 46% and practical size of 1-2.84 mm