CHEBI:39179 - nitroguanidine

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ChEBI Name nitroguanidine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:39179
Definition An N-nitro compound that is guanidine in which one of the hydrogens is replaced by a nitro group. It can exist in distinct tautomeric forms, as 1-nitroguanidine (a nitroimine) or 2-nitroguanidine (a nitroamine); in both solid and in solution, the nitroimine form predominates.
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Formula CH4N4O2
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): explosive
A substance capable of undergoing rapid and highly exothermic decomposition.
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Outgoing nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179) has functional parent carbamimidoylazanium (CHEBI:616459)
nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179) has functional parent guanidine (CHEBI:42820)
nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179) has role explosive (CHEBI:63490)
nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179) is a N-nitro compound (CHEBI:38780)
Incoming N-methyl-N'-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine (CHEBI:21759) has functional parent nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179)
nitroguanidine insecticide (CHEBI:39182) has functional parent nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179)
1-nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39180) is a nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179)
2-nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39181) is a nitroguanidine (CHEBI:39179)
IUPAC Name
nitroguanidine
Synonym Source
picrite NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xref Database
Nitroguanidine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
556-88-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
556-88-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Last Modified
04 January 2012