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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium methoxide, 98%

$38.86 - $59.22

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
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
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AAL056730P

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L056730P
2000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAL0567322

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0567322
100g Each for $38.86

AAL0567336

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0567336
500g Each for $59.22
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 54.02
Molecular Formula CH3NaO
MDL Number MFCD00012179
Linear Formula CH3ONa
Health Hazard 3 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.
Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,8643
Quantity 2000g
Melting Point >300°C
Synonym Sodium methylate
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM METHYLATE
Health Hazard 2 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.
UN Number UN1431
Health Hazard 1 Danger
RTECS Number PC3570000
Assay 98%
Beilstein 3592982
CAS 124-41-4

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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.