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L09656 Sodium acetylide, ca 18% slurry in xylene

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Sodium acetylide, ca 18% slurry in xylene


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Reacts with water.


Sodium acetylide is used in the preparation of: 2-ethynyladamantan-2-ol, apical-equatorial (ae) isomer of (Et4N)3[1-(2?-B10H9)-2-NH3B10H8], trimethylsilylacetylene. It take part in the synthesis of selenium analogs of 1,3-dithiole-2-thione along with selenium and carbon disulfide.


Air & Moisture Sensitive. Store away from air and strong bases. Incompatible with air, water, bases and oxidizing agents. Handle and store under inert gas.

Literature References

D A Feakes; K Shelly; C B Knobler; M F Hawthorne. Na3[B20H17NH3]: synthesis and liposomal delivery to murine tumors.PNAS.1994, 91 (8), 3029-3033.

Edward M. Engler; Vishnu V. Patel. Anomalous reaction of selenium and carbon disulfide with sodium acetylide. Synthesis of selenium analogs of 1,3-dithiole-2-thione.J. Org. Chem.1975, 40 (3), 387-389.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H261-H304-H312-H314-H332-H335-H373

Flammable liquid and vapour. In contact with water releases flammable gas. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P223-P231+P232-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P335+P334-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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