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Formamidine acetate, 99% - CAS 3473-63-0 - Formula C3H8N2O2


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Formamidine acetate, 99%

CAS: 3473-63-0 MDL: MFCD00012866  EINECS: 222-442-5
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Chemical Properties

Formula: C3H8N2O2  Density: 1.124
Formula weight: 104.11  Sensitivity: Hygroscopic
Melting point: ca 158° dec. 

Literature References

More convenient source of formamidine than the corresponding chloride in that it is non-hygroscopic and, being the salt of a weaker acid, can often be used in synthesis without the need to liberate the free base.

Widely used in heterocyclic syntheses, for example of pyrimidine and imidazole derivatives.

Other References

Beilstein: 3563488
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2925.29

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H317-H303-H313

May cause an allergic skin reaction. May be harmful if swallowed. May be harmful in contact with skin.

Precautionary Statements : P280G-P262

Wear protective gloves. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.

Harmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 43
May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
Safety Phrases: 24-37
Avoid contact with skin. Wear suitable gloves.