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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium ethoxide, 21% w/w in ethanol

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L130830F

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Catalog No. AAL130830F



Description

Description

Applications
Sodium ethoxide, 21% w/w in ethanol is used as a strong base in organic synthesis. It finds application in various chemical reactions such as condensation, esterification, alkoxylation and etherifcation. It is actively involved in Claisen condensation, Stobbe reaction and Wolf-kishner reduction. It is an important starting material for the synthesis of ethyl ester and diethyl ester of malonic acid. In Williamson ether synthesis, it reacts with ethyl bromide to form diethyl ether.

Solubility
Miscible with alcohol.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. It hydrolyzes rapidly into sodium hydroxide in the presence of moist air. Incompatible with water, strong bases, acids, oxidizing agents, alkali metals, strong oxidizing agents, ammonia, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, reducing agents, peroxides, acids and chlorinated solvents.
Specifications

Specifications

Sodium ethoxide
2500mL
C2H5NaO
MFCD00012417
3593646
sodium ethoxide, sodium ethylate, sodium ethanolate, sodiumethoxide, ethoxysodium, ethanol, sodium salt, caustic alcohol, naoet, etona, ethanol, sodium salt 1:1
QDRKDTQENPPHOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
sodium;ethanolate
2723922
68.05
20°C (68°F)
141-52-6
NaOCH2CH3
UN3274
14,8613
21% w/w in ethanol
CC[O-].[Na+]
68.051
CHEBI:52096

Chemical Identifiers

141-52-6
68.051
QDRKDTQENPPHOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
2723922
sodium;ethanolate
C2H5NaO
MFCD00012417
sodium ethoxide, sodium ethylate, sodium ethanolate, sodiumethoxide, ethoxysodium, ethanol, sodium salt, caustic alcohol, naoet, etona, ethanol, sodium salt 1:1
CHEBI:52096
CC[O-].[Na+]
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H225-H314
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALCOHOLATES SOLUTION, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA

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