Potassium azodicarboxylate

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Potassium azodicarboxylate
Dipotassium azodicarboxylate.svg
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C2H2N2O4.2K/c5-1(6)3-4-2(7)8;;/h(H,5,6)(H,7,8);;/q;2*+1/p-2
    Key: UYKSYRMKGNNMMU-UHFFFAOYSA-L
  • C(=O)(N=NC(=O)[O-])[O-].[K+].[K+]
Properties
C2K2N2O4
Molar mass 194.229 g·mol−1
Appearance Yellow crystals
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Potassium azodicarboxylate is chemical compound that used as a precursor to diimide. It can be synthesized by the reaction of potassium hydroxide with azodicarbonamide and it reacts with carboxylic acids to form diimide.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pasto, Daniel J. (2001). "Potassium Azodicarboxylate". Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. doi:10.1002/047084289x.rp195. ISBN 9780470842898.