Agent Name

Hexanediamide

Alternative Name

Adipamide

CAS Number

628-94-4

Formula

C6-H12-N2-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,4-Butanedicarboxamide; Adipic acid amide; Adipic acid diamide; Adipic diamide; Adipamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Colorless solid; [CAMEO] mp = 228 deg C and practically insoluble in cold water; [Ullmann] White solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A diamide derivative of adipic acid; [Ullmann] Used for organic synthesis and as chemical intermediate; [NTP]

Comments

No evidence of carcinogenicity in rats or mice (oral administration); [HSDB] An eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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