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7440-23-5 - Sodium sticks, coated in film of protective hydrocarbon oil, 99% - L13285 - Alfa Aesar

L13285 Sodium sticks, coated in film of protective hydrocarbon oil, 99%

CAS Number
7440-23-5
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 28.40
500g 85.90
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Sodium sticks, coated in film of protective hydrocarbon oil, 99%

MDL
MFCD00085307
EINECS
231-132-9

Chemical Properties

Melting point
98°
Boiling Point
881°
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Reacts with water.

Applications

Sodium sticks, in mineral oil is used for reviews of Na metal - ammonia (Birch) reductions, for preparation of sodamide in liquid ammonia and for use in an acyloin synthesis promoted by sonication.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Handle and store under inert gas. It is sensitive to air. Sticks are coated in a protective film of viscous hydrocarbon oil. Additional oil is added when packed.

Literature References

The classical Wurtz coupling reaction of alkyl halides is, in its intramolecular form, a useful method for closing small rings: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 133 (1988); review: Russ. Chem. Rev., 51, 368 (1982).

For reviews of Na metal - ammonia (Birch) reductions, see: Tetrahedron, 45, 1579 (1989); Org. React., 42, 1 (1992). For preparation of sodamide in liquid ammonia, see, e.g.: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 273, 564, 928 (1988); for an iron-free method see: Org. Synth. Coll ., 8, 165 (1993).

For use in an acyloin synthesis promoted by sonication, see: Synlett, 89 (1990).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H260-H314-H318-H304

In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

Precautionary Statements: P223-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor 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
14,8570
Hazard Class
4.3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2805.11
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
VY0686000

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