D76609

Sigma-Aldrich

Dicyandiamide

99%

Synonym(s):
DCD, Dicyanodiamide, Cyanoguanidine
Linear Formula:
NH2C(=NH)NHCN
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.08
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
605637
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

mp

208-211 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

NC(=N)NC#N

InChI

1S/C2H4N4/c3-1-6-2(4)5/h(H4,4,5,6)

InChI key

QGBSISYHAICWAH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Dicyandiamide is commonly used for the curing of epoxy resins. It is a nitrification inhibitor that is said to be capable of reducing nitrate (NO3-) leaching and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from grazed pasture soils.

Application

Dicyandiamide can be used as an organic precursor for synthesizing carbon nitride nanosheets.

Packaging

3 kg in poly drum
25 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Ian Levett et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 67(9), 2449-2458 (2019-02-07)
Dicyandiamide (DCD) has been studied as a stabilizer for nitrogen fertilizers for over 50 years. Its efficacy is limited at elevated temperatures, but this could be addressed by encapsulation to delay exposure. Here, poly(3-hydroxybutyrate- co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV) was investigated as a...
Carbon nitride nanosheets for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution: remarkably enhanced activity by dye sensitization.
Wang Y
Catalysis Science & Technology, 3(7), 1703-1711 (2013)
Curing of epoxy resins with dicyandiamide and urones.
Guthner T
Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 50(8), 1453-1459 (1993)
Enrico Colli et al.
Expert opinion on investigational drugs, 16(7), 999-1007 (2007-06-28)
'Overactive bladder' (OAB) is a syndrome that is characterised by symptoms of urgency, with or without urge urinary incontinence, usually with frequency and nocturia [1] . It is a highly prevalent condition affecting 17% of the general population, with a...
Li-Mei Zhang et al.
The ISME journal, 6(5), 1032-1045 (2011-12-03)
Increasing evidence demonstrated the involvement of ammonia-oxidizing archaea (AOA) in the global nitrogen cycle, but the relative contributions of AOA and ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) to ammonia oxidation are still in debate. Previous studies suggest that AOA would be more adapted...

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