1,2-Dimethylhydrazine

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1,2-Dimethylhydrazine
Skeletal formula of 1,2-dimethylhydrazine with all implicit hydrogens shown
Ball and stick model of 1,2-dimethylhydrazine
Identifiers
Abbreviations SDMH[2]
CAS number 540-73-8 YesY
PubChem 1322
ChemSpider 1282 YesY
UNII IX068S9745 YesY
KEGG C19176 YesY
MeSH 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine
ChEBI CHEBI:73755 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL162921 N
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties[3]
Molecular formula C2H8N2
Molar mass 60.10 g mol−1
Appearance Colourless liquid
Odor Ichtyal, ammoniacal
Density 0.83 g/mL
Melting point −9 °C (16 °F; 264 K)
Boiling point 87 °C; 188 °F; 360 K
Solubility in water Miscible
Thermochemistry
Specific
heat capacity
C
171.04 J K−1 mol−1
Std molar
entropy
So298
199.15 J K−1 mol−1
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
−1.9872–−1.9788 kJ mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

1,2-Dimethylhydrazine, or symmetrical dimethylhydrazine, is one of the two isomers of dimethylhydrazine. It is a potent carcinogen that acts as a DNA methylating agent. It is used to induce colon tumors in experimental animals.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1,2-Dimethylhydrazine - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 25 March 2005. Identification. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d Chemical Abstracts Service: American Chemical Society, Columbus, OH, 2004; RN 540-73-8; Version 2007.3 (accessed November 4, 2011)
  3. ^ Record of 1,2-Dimethylhydrazin in the GESTIS Substance Database from the IFA
  4. ^ Cruse, JP; Lewin, MR; Ferulano, GP; Clark, CG (1978). "Co-carcinogenic effects of dietary cholesterol in experimental colon cancer". Nature 276 (5690): 822–5. doi:10.1038/276822a0. PMID 723955.