1,2-Diformylhydrazine

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1,2-Diformylhydrazine
Diformylhydrazine.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1,2-Diformylhydrazine
Other names
Diformohydrazide; Diformohydrazine; Bicarbamaldehyde
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.037
EC Number 211-040-5
Properties
C2H4N2O2
Molar mass 88.07 g·mol−1
Appearance White solid
Melting point 155–157 °C (311–315 °F; 428–430 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

1,2-Diformylhydrazine is the chemical compound with the formula N2H2(CHO)2. It is a white, water-soluble solid. A related species is the monoformyl analog, called formic hydrazide (HCON2H3, 624-84-0 ).

As verified by X-ray crystallography, it is a planar molecule with N-N, N-C, and C=O distances of 1.38, 1.33 and 1.24 Å, respectively.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ G. A. Jeffrey, J. R. Ruble, R. K. McMullan, D. J. DeFrees and J. A. Pople "Neutron diffraction at 15 K and ab initio molecular-orbital studies of the structure of N,N'-diformohydrazide" Acta Crystallogr. (1982). B38, 1508-1513. doi:10.1107/S0567740882006244.