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Dicyandiamide Properties


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Dicyandiamide is an amine derived from guanidine. It is a dimer of cyanamide, from which it can be prepared. A variety of useful compounds are produced from 2-cyanoguanidine, guanidines and melamine. It is also used as a slow fertilizer. It is used in the adhesive industry as a curing agent for epoxies.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystals
Boiling Point 252 °C
CAS Number 461-58-5
Density 1.400 g/cm3
EINECS Number 207-312-8
HS Code 29262000
IUPAC Name 2-Cyanoguanidine
InChI 1S/C2H4N4/c3-1-6-2(4)5/h(H4,4,5,6)
Melting Point 209.5 °C
Molar Mass 84.08 g/mol
Molecular Formula C2H4N4
RTECS Number ME9950000
Solubility 41.3 g/l
Synonyms Cyanoguanidine;Dicyanodiamide;N-Cyanoguanidine;1-Cyanoguanidine;Guanidine-1-Carbonitrile;Dicyandiamin;Didin;DCD;Dicy