Oxalyl dicyanide

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Oxalyl dicyanide
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Oxalyl dicyanide[1]
Systematic IUPAC name
Ethanedioyl dicyanide
Other names
Oxalyl cyanide
Ethanedioyl cyanide
Dioxosuccinonitrile
2,3-Doxosuccinonitrile
Dioxobutanedinitrile
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
  • InChI=1S/C4N2O2/c5-1-3(7)4(8)2-6
    Key: VKZZALQGAUWTLQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • N#CC(=O)C(=O)C#N
Properties
C4N2O2
Molar mass 108.05 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Oxalyl dicyanide is a chemical compound with the formula C4N2O2.

Formation[edit]

Oxalyl dicyanide can be formed by the hydrolysis of diiminosuccinonitrile.[2]

Reactions[edit]

Oxalyl dicyanide can condense with diaminomaleonitrile to make pyrazinetetracarbonitrile and also 5,6-dihydroxypyrazine-2,3-dicarbonitrile, both derivatives of pyrazine.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Front Matter". Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry : IUPAC Recommendations and Preferred Names 2013 (Blue Book). Cambridge: The Royal Society of Chemistry. 2014. p. 902. doi:10.1039/9781849733069-FP001. ISBN 978-0-85404-182-4.
  2. ^ a b Science of Synthesis: Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations Vol. 16: Six-Membered Hetarenes with Two Identical Heteroatoms. Georg Thieme Verlag. 2014. p. 2035. ISBN 978-3-13-178071-3.