Agent Name

Sodium dicyanoamide

CAS Number

1934-75-4

Formula

C2-H-N3.Na

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Dicyanamide, sodium salt; Cyanamide, N-cyano-, sodium salt (1:1); Cyanamide, cyano-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Sodium dicyanamide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Cyanamides

Description

Light yellow hygroscopic powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, other vascular changes, and respiratory depression in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cyanamide."

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