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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium methoxide, 98%

$39.70 - $60.49

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 124-41-4
Molecular Formula CH3NaO
Linear Formula CH3ONa
Formula Weight 54.02
MDL Number MFCD00012179
UN Number UN1431
Beilstein 3592982
Merck Index 14,8643
Synonym Sodium methylate
Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
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AAL0567322 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0567322
100g Each for $39.70
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L056730P
2000g N/A N/A  
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AAL0567336 SDS Alfa Aesar™
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500g Each for $60.49
Specifications

Description

Applications
Sodium methoxide is used as a base and a reagent in organic chemistry. It is useful in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It acts as a nucleophile and is used in the production of methyl ethers. It serves as an initiator of anionic addition polymerization with ethylene oxide, forming a polyether with high molecular weight. It is involved in the production of biodiesel from vegetable oils and animal fats.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, methanol, fats and esters.Immiscible with hydrocarbons and organic solvents.

Notes
Air, moisture and heat sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, alkali metals, chlorinated solvents, water and reducing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

124-41-4
CH3ONa
MFCD00012179
3592982
Sodium methylate
CH3NaO
54.02
UN1431
14,8643
Sodium methoxide

Specifications

124-41-4
CH3ONa
MFCD00012179
3592982
Sodium methylate
100g
98%
CH3NaO
54.02
UN1431
14,8643
>300°C
Sodium methoxide

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H228-H251-H314-H318
Flammable solid.
Self-heating: may catch fire.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious 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: 4.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM METHYLATE

RTECSNumber : PC3570000

TSCA : TSCA