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

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Quantity:
500mL
2500mL
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+]
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.
Odor Alcohol-like
Boiling Point 93°C
Quantity 2500mL
Melting Point <6°C
Flash Point 16°C (61°F)
Linear Formula NaOCH3
UN Number UN1289
Beilstein 3592982
Merck Index 14,8643
Concentration or Composition (by Analyte or Components) ≈30% w/w in methanol
Formula Weight 54.02
Chemical Name or Material Sodium methoxide
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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

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: SODIUM METHYLATE SOLUTIONS

RTECSNumber : PC3570000

TSCA : TSCA