Azodicarbonamide Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Azodicarbonamide Properties


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Azodicarbonamide is an synthetic chemical. It is used in food industry as a food additive, a flour bleaching agent and improving agent. It reacts with moist flour as an oxidizing agent. The principal use of azodicarbonamide is in the production of foamed plastics as an additive. In the plastic, leather and other industries, modified azodiarbonamide contain additives that accelerate the reaction or react at lower temperatures.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Yellow to orange or red crystalline powder
CAS Number 123-77-3
ChEBI 140828
Density 1.65
EINECS Number 204-650-8
HS Code 2927.00
IUPAC Name Carbamoyliminourea
InChI 1S/C2H4N4O2/c3-1(7)5-6-2(4)8/h(H2,3,7)(H2,4,8)/b6-5+
Melting Point 220-225 °C
Molar Mass 116.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H4N4O2
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-2,C-NA
RTECS Number LQ1040000
Solubility Soluble in hot water
Synonyms Azodicarobxamide;Azobisformamide;C,C'-Azodi(formamide)