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452912 Aldrich

Sodium hydride Green Alternative

60 % dispersion in mineral oil

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Related Categories Alternative Energy, Chemical Synthesis, Enabling Products, Greener Alternative Products, Material Sciences,
InChI Key   MPMYQQHEHYDOCL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   powder (moist, paste-like)
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.
concentration   60 % dispersion in mineral oil
mp   800 °C (dec.)(lit.)

Description

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Application

Direct intercalation into C60 results in the superconducting material (NaH)4C60.

Packaging

1 kg in steel can

5 g in glass bottle

100, 500 g in steel can

2, 5 kg in steel drum

General description

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for energy efficiency. Find details here.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1427 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?
If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?
A Certificate of Analysis is available by lot number and can be obtained through our Advanced Search Option: http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/catalog/AdvancedSearchPage.do
What is the particle size of Product 452912, Sodium hydride in Mineral Oil?  
Particle size is not one of our specifications so we have not tested for it and neither has the vendor. According to literature though, the particle size could range from 5 – 50 um (Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Twelfth Edition).
How do you dispose of Product 452912, Sodium hydride in Mineral Oil?
In accordance with our MSDS, we recommend you contact a licensed waste disposal company to dispose of this material.  If you have small  quantities to dispose of, the Hazardous Laboratory Chemicals Disposal Guide : 2nd Edition, recommends you wear eye protection, laboratory coat, and nitrile gloves. In the fume hood , mix the hydride with a 1:1:1 mixture by weight of sodium carbonate or calcium carbonate, clay cat litter (bentonite), and sand. Slowly and cautiously add butanol ( about 38 mL/g of hydride) until the reaction ceases. Then add water very carefully until all of the hydride is destroyed. Let stand until solids settle. Decant liquid into the drain. The solid residue may be discarded with normal refuse.
What is the packaging configuration for Product 452912, Sodium hydride in Mineral Oil?
The 5 gram unit is packaged in an amber glass bottle. The 100 gram and 500 gram quantities are packaged in a paint can. The product is in a bag in the can and the can be opened by removing the plastic seal from the top of the can. An 18 L steel drum is used for packaging the 2 kg and 5 kg size.
When does Product 452912, Sodium hydride in Mineral Oil, decompose?
According to literature, this product starts to decompose with the evolution of hydrogen at about 255 deg C and completely decomposes at 800 deg C ( Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Twelfth Edition ).
What is Product 452912, Sodium hydride in Mineral Oil, soluble in?
According to The Merck Index:13th Edition this product will react explosively with water and violently with lower alcohols.  It is soluble in molten sodium hydroxide and can spontaneously ignite with moist air.
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What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?
Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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