1,2-dimethylhydrazine

1,2-dimethylhydrazine

1,2-Dimethylhydrazine


Identifiers
Abbreviations SDMH[2]
CAS number 540-73-8 YesY
PubChem 1322 YesY
ChemSpider 1282 YesY
UNII IX068S9745 YesY
KEGG C19176 YesY
MeSH 1,2-Dimethylhydrazine
ChEBI CHEBI:73755 YesY
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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, 264 K, 16 °F

Boiling point

87 °C, 360 K, 188 °F

Solubility in water Miscible
Thermochemistry
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
−1.9872–−1.9788 kJ mol−1
Standard molar
entropy
So298
199.15 J K−1 mol−1
Specific heat capacity, C 171.04 J K−1 mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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 alkylating agent. It is used to induce colon tumors in experimental animals.[1][4]

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