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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium methoxide, ca 30% w/w in methanol

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
CAS 124-41-4
Molecular Formula CH3ONa
Linear Formula NaOCH3
Formula Weight 54.02g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012179
UN Number UN1289
Beilstein 3592982
Merck Index 14,8643
Synonym Sodium methylate
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AAB218720F

 
alfa aesar™
B21872-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAB21872AP

 
alfa aesar™
B21872-AP
500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point <6°C
Boiling Point 93°C
Concentration ≈30% w/w in methanol
Quantity 2500mL
Flash Point 16°C (61°F)
Odor Alcohol-like
Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
CAS 124-41-4
Molecular Formula CH3ONa
Linear Formula NaOCH3
Formula Weight 54.02g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00012179
UN Number UN1289
Beilstein 3592982
Merck Index 14,8643
Synonym Sodium methylate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H311-H331-H370-H314
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM METHYLATE SOLUTIONS
RTECS Number PC3570000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Sodium methoxide, ca 30% w/w in methanol is used in the preparation of high-spin hexanuclear Mn(III) cluster, [NaMn6 (OMe)12 (dbm)6]+. It is useful in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals. It serves as an initiator of anionic addition polymerization with ethylene oxide, forming a polyether with high molecular weight.

Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, 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-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H301-H311-H331-H370-H314
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Toxic if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes damage to organs.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.