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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium ethoxide, 96%

$64.19 - $98.66

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 141-52-6
Molecular Formula NaOCH2CH3
Formula Weight 68.05
MDL Number MFCD00012417
UN Number UN3206
Beilstein 3593646
Merck Index 14,8613
Synonym Sodium ethylate
Chemical Name or Material Sodium ethoxide
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AAL0623022 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0623022*
100g Each for $64.19
AAL0623036 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0623036
500g Each for $98.66
AAL062300P SDS Alfa Aesar™
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Specifications

Description

Applications
Sodium ethoxide is used as a strong base in organic synthesis. It is actively involved in the 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. It is widely used as a base for the generation of carbanions which are utilized for alkylation and condensation reactions.

Solubility
Soluble in ethanol and methanol.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. It undergoes hydrolysis rapidly to form 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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

141-52-6
68.05
UN3206
14,8613
Sodium ethoxide
NaOCH2CH3
MFCD00012417
3593646
Sodium ethylate

Specifications

141-52-6
68.05
UN3206
14,8613
>300°C
100g
Irritating
96%
NaOCH2CH3
MFCD00012417
3593646
Sodium ethylate
13
30°C (86°F)
Sodium ethoxide

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H251-H314-H318
Self-heating: may catch fire.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: ALKALI METAL ALCOHOLATES, SELF-HEATING, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

TSCA : TSCA