ACETAMIDE - (60-35-5)

Introduction

Name: acetamide; ethanamide; acetic acid amide
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 60-35-5
Chemical Formula: C2H5NO or CH3CONH2
Molar Mass: 59.0672 g
Mass Percent: C 40.667 %; H 8.5321 %; N 23.713 %; O 27.086 % 
Isomers:  monomethylformamide

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "Acetic acid amide, used in industry for synthesis of chemicals and as a solvent." 1

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
81°C 2 = 354.15 K = 177.8°F
81°C 3 = 354.15 K = 177.8°F
Boiling Point:*
221°C 3 = 494.15 K = 429.8°F
222.0°C 2 = 495.15 K = 431.6°F
Density (g/cm3):
0.9986 at 85°C 2
* - 1 atm pressure

Solubility

Qualitative:
miscible:  • • • 3

Bonding

Thermochemistry

ΔHf° (s): -76.0 kcal/mol 4 = -317.98 kJ/mol

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 18th ed.; F. A. David Company: Philadelphia, PA, 1997; p 17.
(2) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 3-3.
(3) - Estok, George K. Organic Chemistry: A Short Text; W.B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 1959; p 155.
(4) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:65.
(5) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:65.
(6) - Dean, John A. Lange's Handbook of Chemistry, 12th ed.; McGraw-Hill Book Company: New York, NY, 1979; p 9:65.