carbodihydrazide

carbodihydrazide

[¦kär·bō‚dī′hī·drə‚zīd]
(organic chemistry)
CO(NHNH2)2 Colorless crystals that melt at 154°C; very soluble in alcohol and water; used in photographic chemicals.
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Nishio, Hatano, and Kuki developed similar materials capable of capturing and decomposing both formaldehyde and acetaldehyde using an aldehyde-capturing agent based on carbodihydrazide. A combination of carbodihydrazide and organic acid dihydrazide compound such as dihydrazide adipate or dihydrazide succinate with a guanidine salt is especially effective.