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187364 Sigma-Aldrich

Cyanamide

99%

Synonym: Carbimide, Hydrogen cyanamide

  • CAS Number 420-04-2

  • Linear Formula NCNH2

  • Molecular Weight 42.04

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1732569

  •  EC Number 206-992-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00007572

  •  eCl@ss 38060506

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851270

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Chemical Synthesis, Cyanides/Nitriles, Nitrogen Compounds - Organic Building Blocks,
InChI Key   XZMCDFZZKTWFGF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Quality Level   200
assay   99%
contains   stabilizer
bp   83 °C/0.5 mmHg (lit.)
mp   45-46 °C (lit.)
solubility   ethanol: soluble 10%, clear to hazy, colorless to faintly yellow
  water: soluble
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Cyanamide is an effective agent to treat alcoholism. Cyanamide in aqueous solution or in the form of its calcium salt is used as a fertilizer in agriculture. It is a potent inhibitor of liver aldehyde dehydrogenases in vivo.

Application

Cyanamide was used as nitrogen source in thermal transformation of metal oxide nanoparticles into nanocrystalline metal nitrides. It was used in the synthesis of mesoporous graphitic C3N4.

Packaging

5, 25, 100, 250 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
RIDADR 
UN 2923 6.1(8) / PGIII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
GS5950000
Flash Point(F) 
285.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
141 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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