oxamide definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline solid, the two fold amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and also as an alternative for urea in fertilizers.
    • A white crystalline basic material (C2O2(NH2)2) acquired by managing ethyl oxalate with ammonia. It will be the acid amide of oxalic acid. Previously labeled as in addition oxalamide.
    • A white material (C2O2(NH2)2), insoluble in water, generated by the distillation of basic ammonium oxalate, whence its title. Also referred to as oxalamide.

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