Cyanoacetamide

Title: Cyanoacetamide
CAS Registry Number: 107-91-5
Additional Names: Malonamide nitrile
Molecular Formula: C3H4N2O
Molecular Weight: 84.08
Percent Composition: C 42.85%, H 4.80%, N 33.32%, O 19.03%
Line Formula: CNCH2CONH2
Literature References: Prepd by the action of aq or alcoholic ammonia on cyanoacetic ester: Hesse, Am. Chem. J. 18, 724 (1896); Thole, Thorpe, J. Chem. Soc. 99, 429 (1911); Ott, Löpmann, Ber. 55, 1258 (1922); Corson et al., Org. Synth. coll. vol. I (2nd ed., 1941) p 179.
Properties: Needles from alc, mp 119.5°. One gram dissolves in 6.5 ml of cold water. Soly in 100 ml of 95% alc: 1.3 g at 0°; 3.1 g at 26°; 7.0 g at 44°; 14.0 g at 62°; 21.5 g at 71°.
Melting point: mp 119.5°
Use: In organic syntheses (e.g., starting material for vitamin B6 synthesis).
Cyanoacetic Acid Cyanofenphos Cyanogen Cyanogen Azide Cyanogen Bromide

2-Cyanoacetamide
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Identifiers
CAS number 107-95-1
ChemSpider 7610
EC number 203-531-8
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Properties
Molecular formula C3H4N2O
Molar mass 84.08 g mol−1
Density 1.163 g/cm3
Melting point 119 to 121 °C; 246 to 250 °F; 392 to 394 K
Boiling point 351.2 °C; 664.2 °F; 624.3 K
Hazards
MSDS [
EU Index Not listed
R-phrases R8 R23/24/25 R36/38 R45
S-phrases S17 S45
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Infobox references

2-Cyanoacetamide is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C3H4N2O.