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

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B218720F

Quantity 2500mL

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    Chemical Identifiers

    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
    Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide

    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
    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
    Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide

    Description

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Danger

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