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124-41-4 - Sodium methoxide, ca 30% w/w in methanol - Sodium methylate - B21872 - Alfa Aesar

B21872 Sodium methoxide, ca 30% w/w in methanol

CAS Number
124-41-4
Synonyms
Sodium methylate

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500ml 31.90
2500ml 82.30
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Sodium methoxide, ca 30% w/w in methanol

MDL
MFCD00012179
EINECS
204-699-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3ONa
Formula Weight
54.02
Melting point
<6°
Boiling Point
93°
Flash Point
16°(61°F)
Density
0.969
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, fats and esters. Immiscible with hydrocarbons and organic solvents.

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.

Notes

Air, moisture and heat sensitive. Incompatible with acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, alkali metals, chlorinated solvents, water and reducing agents.

Literature References

Tranchimand, S.; Faure, B.; Naubron, J. V.; Alphand, V.; Archelas, A.; Iacazio, G. Silica-Catalysed and Highly Stereoselective Convergent and Nonconvergent Rearrangements of Menthone Enol Acetate Epoxides: Easy Access to the Four α-Hydroxymenthone Stereoisomers. Eur. J. Org. Chem 2012, 2012, (23), 4365-4372.

Li, H. P.; Zhao, H. Preparing Biodiesel from High-acidity Waste Cooking Oil Catalyzed by Sodium Methoxide. Energy sourc. A, Recovery util. environ. effects 2015, 37 (3), 334-340.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H301-H311-H331-H314-H318-H370

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Causes damage to organs.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. IF SWALLOWED: 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.

Other References

Merck
14,8643
Beilstein
3592982
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
PC3570000

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