Lactamide

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Lactamide
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Names
IUPAC name
2-Hydroxypropanamide
Other names
2-Hydroxypropionamide; Lactic acid amide; Lactic amide; α-Hydroxypropionamide
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.016.410
Properties
C3H7NO2
Molar mass 89.09 g·mol−1
Melting point 73 to 76 °C (163 to 169 °F; 346 to 349 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Lactamide is an amide derived from lactic acid. It is a white crystalline solid with a melting point of 73-76 °C.

Lactamide can be prepared by the catalytic hydration of lactonitrile.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chemical Book Lactamide
  2. ^ US 5756842, Fumio Tanaka, Tsumoru Morimoto, Takako Uchiyama, Takafumi Abe, "Process for preparing lactamide", issued 1998-05-26