Succinic acid imide
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|Molar mass||99.089 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||White crystalline powder|
|Melting point||125 to 127 °C (257 to 261 °F; 398 to 400 K)|
|Boiling point||287 to 289 °C (549 to 552 °F; 560 to 562 K)|
|Safety data sheet||External MSDS|
|R/S statement (outdated)||S24/25 S28 S37 S45|
|Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):|
LD50 (median dose)
|14 g/kg (rat, oral)|
|Maleimide, N-Chlorosuccinimide, N-Bromosuccinimide|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
Succinimide is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)2(CO)2NH. This white solid is used in a variety of organic syntheses, as well as in some industrial silver plating processes. The compound is classified as a cyclic imide. It may be prepared by thermal decomposition of ammonium succinate.
Succinimides refers to compounds that contain the succinimide group. These compounds have some notable uses. Several succinimides are used as anticonvulsant drugs, including ethosuximide, phensuximide, and methsuximide.