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Sodium methoxide, 98%, Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog Number AAL0567322
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124-41-4
CH3NaO
54.024
MFCD00012179
WQDUMFSSJAZKTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
sodium methanolate, sodium methoxide, sodium methylate, methoxysodium, methanol, sodium salt, feldalat nm, metilato sodico spanish, unii-ig663u5emc, methylate de sodium french, hsdb 755
10942334
sodium;methanolate
C[O-].[Na+]
124-41-4
CH3NaO
54.024
MFCD00012179
WQDUMFSSJAZKTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
sodium methanolate, sodium methoxide, sodium methylate, methoxysodium, methanol, sodium salt, feldalat nm, metilato sodico spanish, unii-ig663u5emc, methylate de sodium french, hsdb 755
10942334
sodium;methanolate
C[O-].[Na+]

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.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

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.
TRUSTED_SUSTAINABILITY
Melting Point >300°C
Linear Formula CH3ONa
Quantity 100 g
UN Number UN1431
Beilstein 3592982
Sensitivity Air and moisture sensitive
Merck Index 14,8643
Solubility Information Miscible with ethanol,methanol,fats and esters.Immiscible with hydrocarbons and organic solvents.
Formula Weight 54.02
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
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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.

DOTInformation Transport Hazard Class: 4.2; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM METHYLATE
EINECSNumber 204-699-5
RTECSNumber PC3570000
TSCA Yes
Recommended Storage Ambient temperatures; Store under Nitrogen

P210-P234-P235+P410-P240-P241-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P390-P501c

H228-H290-H302-H314-H335-H500-X

RUO – Research Use Only

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