Agent Name

Diallylcyanamide

CAS Number

538-08-9

Formula

C7-H10-N2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Cyanamide, diallyl; Cyanamide, di-2-propenyl-; Di-2-propenylcyanamide; Diallylkyanamid [Czech]; N-Cyanodiallylamine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Cyanamides

Description

Colorless mobile liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as organic intermediate in the synthesis of polymers; [Hawley]

Comments

Reportedly more toxic than cyanamide; [SAX] Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 125 mg/kg; Causes ataxia and seizures at lethal doses; [RTECS] May decompose on exposure to moisture; An irritant; May be harmful by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Cyanamide" and "Dimethyl cyanamide."

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