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Dicyandiamide, often abbreviated as DICY, is a white crystalline compound with the chemical formula C2H4N4.
Dicyandiamide is slightly soluble in water and its solubility increases with temperature.
The scientific name of Dicyandiamide is cyanoguanidine, it is also a strong alkali and a water-soluble compound. 

CAS number: 461-58-5
Molecular formula: C2H4N4
Molecular Weight: 84.08
EINECS No: 207-312-8

Dicyandiamide is produced from the polymerization of cyanide in the presence of a base. 
Dicyandiamide are typically pure white crystals, dry and stable when soluble in them. 
Dicyandiamide is partially soluble in hot water and is not flammable.

Dicyandiamide is often used as a curing agent for epoxies and as a stabilizer compound for PVC floor coverings.
Another popular use of Dicyandiamide is as a flame retardant additive in the paper and textile industries.

The chemical is the dimer of Dicyandiamide or cyanoguanidine, which is mainly used in the production of melamine. 
Dicyandiamide is also used as a curing agent for epoxy resins and laminates for circuit boards, powder coatings and adhesives. 
These fertilizers gradually release nutrients over a long period of time, reducing the need for frequent application and minimizing nutrient losses to the environment.

Diyandiamide is a widely used curing agent in the production of epoxy resins and plastics. 
When mixed with epoxy resins, it initiates a cross-linking reaction that converts liquid resins into solid and highly durable materials.
Cured epoxy Disiandiamide finds applications in coatings, adhesives, composites, electronics and more. 

Dicyandiamide provides excellent adhesion, chemical resistance, mechanical strength and heat resistance.
Dicyandiamide is a white crystalline powder.
Dicyandiamide is soluble in water, insoluble in alcohol, ethylene glycol and dimethylformamide, insoluble in ether and benzene.

Dicyandiamide is a white, odorless crystalline solid with a slightly bitter taste.
Dicyandiamide is a nitrile obtained from guanidine. 
Dicyandiamide is also used as a hardener for epoxy resins and laminates for circuit boards, powder adhesives.

Dicyandiamide is a cyanamide dimer from which it can be prepared. 
Dicyandiamide is a colorless solid that is soluble in water, acetone and alcohol, but insoluble in non-polar organic solvents.
Dicyandiamide is abbreviated as DICY or DCD. 

Dicyandiamide is an organic substance with the chemical formula c2h4n4 . 
Dicyandiamide is a dimer of cyanamide and a cyano-derivative of guanidine.

Dicyandiamide is soluble in water, alcohol and ethylene glycol, almost insoluble in ether and benzene. 
Dicyandiamide is a guanidine in which one of the amino hydrogens of guanidine is replaced by a cyano group. 
Dicyandiamide is used in the production of fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, explosives, oil well drilling muds and dyes. 

Dicyandiamide has a role as a curing agent, a flame retardant, a fertilizer, an explosive and a nitrification inhibitor.  
The application of nitrification inhibitors has been used as a strategy to increase the efficiency of the use of Dicyandiamide as a widely used nitrification inhibitor and to reduce N2O emissions in paddy Dicyandiamide (DCD), which inhibits the activity of ammonium oxidizing bacteria resulting in longer ammonium retention and reducing NO2 production in soils. 

Dicyandiamide activity was found to be associated with DCD concentration, temperature, humidity, pH, and organic matter content. 
Studies have shown that the leaching of Dicyandiamide from agricultural soils into aquatic ecosystems can strongly alter the community composition of benthic stream bacteria and algae and affect flow nutrient cycle stoichiometry. 
The literature on the mechanisms and benefits of nitrification inhibitors is extensive, but there are very few studies focusing on the effect of Dicyandiamide application on other microbes in the paddy system.

Dicyandiamide is an organic compound consisting of two cyano groups (CN) attached to an amide functional group (NH) at each end. 
Dicyandiamide is a versatile chemical with a variety of industrial applications and is widely used in agriculture and in the production of resin and plastics.

Melting point: 208-211 °C (illuminous)
Boiling point: 144.35°C (rough estimate)
Density: 1.40
vapour pressure: 0.001Pa at 20°C
Refractive index: 1.6260 (estimated)
Storage temperature: 2-8°C
solubility H2O: 0.1 g/mL, clear
PKA: 0.73±0.70(Estimated)
Form: Crystalline Powder
Color: White
Water Solubility: 32 g/L (20 ºC)
Merck: 14.3092
BRN: 605637
Stability: Stable, Not compatible with strong acids, strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
LogP: -1 at 20°C

Dicyandiamide is a secret curing agent that has been used for a long time and is used in coatings, single packaging adhesives, film adhesives, etc. It is widely used. 
Dicyandiamide is white crystalline, melting point 207~209°C, toxicity is small, but difficult to dissolve in epoxy resin. 
It is known that dicyandiamide can be dissolved with a solvent in diciadiamide epoxy resin, but dicyanidiamide is powdered, heated and mixed on a triple roll or still mixed with epoxy resin after processing by an extruder.

Dicyandiamide is used in the synthesis of barbiturates. 
Dicyandiamide is used as a stabilizer of ammonium ditheramide solution. 
Dicyandiamide is used as a hardener.

Dicyandiamide (DICY) is a strong alkaline and water-soluble white crystalline compound with the scientific name of cyanaguanidine.  
Dicyandiamide is also used as a curing agent for epoxy resins and laminates for circuit boards, powder coatings and adhesives.
The role of Dicyandiamide as a nitrification inhibitor is important in agricultural applications. 

Dicyandiamide helps manage nitrogen in soils by slowing the conversion of ammonium ions (NH4+) to nitrate ions (NO3-).
Nitrate leaching, which occurs when excess nitrates pass through the soil and pollute groundwater, is a concern for both agricultural productivity and environmental quality. 
Dicyandiamide helps alleviate this problem by delaying the nitrification process and gives plants more time to get nitrogen in the form of ammonium before it is converted to nitrate.

Dicyandiamide has been researched for its potential as an active ingredient in disinfection products, especially those used in healthcare. 
Its antimicrobial properties can contribute to effective disinfection and hygiene practices.
Dicyandiamide is used in some flame retardant formulations due to its ability to increase the fire resistance of materials such as textiles and plastics.

In the textile industry, Dicyandiamide can be used as an aid in various processes, including dyeing, printing and finishing.
Dicyandiamide is stable under normal conditions, but can decompose at high temperatures and release toxic gases such as hydrogen cyanide. 
The environmental impact of the use of Dicyandiamide varies depending on the application and the management of waste products. 

Uses Of Dicyandiamide:
Dicyandiamide is a guanidine derivative used in the synthesis of barbiturates, it is also used in the plastics industry (melamine production).
Dicyandiamide is used in agriculture as a nitrification inhibitor. 
Dicyandiamide slows down the conversion of ammonium nitrogen to nitrate nitrogen in the soil, helping to improve nitrogen utilization efficiency and reduce the risk of nitrate leaching into groundwater.

Dicyandiamide is used as a curing agent or hardener in the production of epoxy resins, melamine resins and other thermoset plastics. 
It participates in chemical reactions that cross-link polymer chains, resulting in the formation of strong and durable materials.
In some cases, Dicyandiamide is used as a corrosion inhibitor in water treatment and helps protect metal surfaces from deterioration caused by water and other environmental factors.

Dicyandiamide is sometimes used as an ingredient in flame retardant formulations for a variety of materials, including textiles and plastics.
Dicyandiamide is used as a nitrification inhibitor to manage nitrogen in soils, improve fertilizer efficiency, and reduce nitrate leakage.
It acts as a curing agent in the production of epoxy resins and thermoset plastics, giving rise to durable materials used in coatings, adhesives and composites.

Dicyandiamide is sometimes applied as a corrosion inhibitor to protect metal surfaces in water treatment systems.
Dicyandiamide is used as an ingredient in flame retardant formulations to improve the fire resistance of textiles and plastics.
Dicyandiamide explored potential applications in drug delivery systems, tissue engineering, and pharmaceutical synthesis.

Dicyandiamide is used as a catalyst and intermediate in various chemical reactions, including the synthesis of compounds used in pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.
Dicyandiamide has historically been used in photographic processes due to its ability to form complexes with metals.
Dicyandiamide has been investigated for potential use in slow-release fertilizers that slowly release nutrients into plants.

Dicyandiamide is used in the textile industry for dyeing, printing and finishing processes.
Dicyandiamide is used as a reducing agent in some chemical transformations.
Dicyandiamide is used as a stabilizer in explosives to increase its shelf life and stability.

Dicyandiamide is used in urea-based diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) to reduce emissions from diesel engines.
Dicyandiamide is used in crystal growth processes, especially for the production of large single crystals.
Dicyandiamide is used in chemical processes to produce semiconductors and electronic components.

It is found in some formulations of adhesives and sealants to improve their bonding properties.
Dicyandiamide is used as a crosslinking agent to enhance the properties of leather and textiles.
Dicyandiamide was added to improve paper properties such as strength and ink absorption.

Dicyandiamide is added to polymers to change their properties.
Dicyandiamide is used as a source of nitrogen for glazes and coatings.
Dicyandiamide has been investigated for potential applications in the removal of pollutants from wastewater and contaminated soils.

Dicyandiamide is used to protect metal surfaces from corrosion.
Dicyandiamide is used as a starting material for synthesizing guanidine derivatives.
Dicyandiamide is added to fuel additives to improve combustion efficiency and reduce emissions.

Dicyandiamide is used in the production of composite materials for aircraft and spacecraft.
Dicyandiamide is used in the synthesis of biodegradable polymers.
Dicyandiamide is added as an additive to improve performance and stability.

Safety and Use of Dicyandiamide:
Dicyandiamide is generally considered to have low toxicity. 
However, as with any chemical, proper handling procedures, storage and protective equipment are important to ensure safe use.

Dicyandiamide is not typically considered highly toxic, but it can cause skin and eye irritation in direct contact.
Prolonged or repeated skin contact of Dicyandiamide can cause dryness and irritation of the skin. 

Guanidin, siyano-
Piroset DO
Epikür DICY 7
Epikür DICY 15
Araldite HT 986
Bakelite AND 2560
Araldite XB 2879B
Araldite XB 2979B
ACR-Y 3636
XB 2879B
Dicyandiamine [German]
NSC 2031
CCRIS 3478 ·
Guanidin, N-siyano-
HSDB 2126 ·
EINECS 207-312-8
Guanidin-15N3, siyano-15N-
EC 207-312-8
Metformin safsızlığı A
Guanidin, Siyano
Siyanamid metabolites
Dicyandiamid,% 99
Dyhard 100S ·
Guanidine, N-cyan-
Adeka EH 3636AS
Metformin EP Safsızlık A
Adeka EH 3636
NCN = C (NH2) 2
EN300-21430 Standard
Q 905401
Dicyanodiamide (210 degrees C) Melting Point Standard
Siyanoguanidin, >=%95.0 (HPLC), farmasötik safsızlık standardı
Metformin impurity A, European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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