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Alfa Aesar™ Cyanamide, 50% w/w aq. soln., stab.

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cyanamide
CAS 420-04-2
Name Note stabilized
Molecular Formula CH2N2
Linear Formula H2NCN
Formula Weight 42.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007572
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 1732569
Merck Index 14,2684
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AAL204480B

 
alfa aesar™
L20448-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL2044822

 
alfa aesar™
L20448-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL2044830

 
alfa aesar™
L20448-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
pH 4.2
Concentration 50% w/w aq. soln.
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Cyanamide
Name Note stabilized
CAS 420-04-2
Molecular Formula CH2N2
Linear Formula H2NCN
Formula Weight 42.04g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00007572
UN Number UN2922
Beilstein 1732569
Merck Index 14,2684
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H314-H312-H319-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P280h-P235-P309-P310
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Keep cool.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUIDS, TOXIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number GS5950000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is widely used in the production of pharmaceuticals and other organic compounds. 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. 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.

Solubility
Soluble in water (85 g/100 ml (25°C). Soluble in organic solvents.

Notes
May form precipitate on storage

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P280h-P235-P309-P310
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
Keep cool.
IF exposed or if you feel unwell: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

GHS H Statement
H301-H314-H312-H319-H317
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.

2° to 8°C