sodamide

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sodamide

(ˈsəʊdəˌmaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline compound used as a dehydrating agent, as a chemical reagent, and in making sodium cyanide. Formula: NaNH2. Also called: sodium amide
[C19: from sod(ium) + amide]
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Shoro and co-workers [3] treated halonaphthalene with dialkylamine in the presence of sodium amide to give N, N-dialkyl arylamine.
Sodium amide was added through the side arm, using a solid addition funnel.
In 1997, the name of the company was changed to MCPL, and it began manufacturing chemicals such as sodium hydride, sodium amide, and magnesium tertiary butoxide, which are primarily used in the pharmaceutical, agricultural, flavour, and fragrance industries.