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I am trying to find the standard enthalpy of formation for sodium cyanamide. Ive looked on various databases that list data about specific compounds but I can't find anything on this particular one. Where should I be looking?

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  • $\begingroup$ Cyanamide is a known compound, $\cf{CN2H2}$. The NIST Chemistry WebBook contains information on its enthalpy of formation. Sodium cyanide is a known compound, $\cf{NaCN}$. The same source also has has information on sodium cyanide's standard enthalpy of formation. It is much tougher to find information on monosodium or disodium cyanamide! $\endgroup$ – Curt F. Feb 18 '16 at 5:17

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