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NaK Silica gel (Na2K) Stage I

extent of labeling: ~35 wt. % Na-K loading

Synonym: Na2K-SG-I, Sodium-potassium alloy on silica gel (Na2K)

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Properties

Related Categories Alkali Metals, Chemical Synthesis, Reduction, Synthetic Reagents
vapor pressure   0 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   BITYAPCSNKJESK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   248-257 °F
extent of labeling   ~35 wt. % Na-K loading
density   0.87 g/mL at 25 °C

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Application

Alternative to other reagents for desulfurizations, dehalogenations(as Wurtz coupling reactions), and Birch reductions.

Additionally can be used as:
• A reducing agent for aliphatic ester substrates
• A deprotectant in place of the typical heavy metal deprotectant

Alkali Metal Silica Gels from SiGNa

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 3404 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Alkali Metal Silica Gels from SiGNa: Powerful Reducing Agents

Alkali metals have long been used in synthetic chemistry as reducing agents, but their pyrophoric nature has often prevented their use in larger-scale reactions. Alkali metals react violently with wa...
Keywords: Birch Reduction, Bouveault-Blanc Reduction, Green chemistry, Reductions, transformation

Alkali Silica Gels

Alkali metals have long been used in synthetic chemistry as reducing agents, but their pyrophoric nature has often prevented their use in larger-scale reactions. Alkali metals react violently with wa...
ChemFiles Volume 5 Article 9
Keywords: Applications, Birch Reduction, Coupling reactions, Reductions, Solvents, Wurtz reaction

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Alkali Metal Silica Gels from SiGNa: Powerful Reducing Agents

Alkali metals have long been used in synthetic chemistry as reducing agents, but their pyrophoric nature has often prevented their use in larger-scale reactions. Alkali metals react violently with wa...
Keywords: Applications, Birch Reduction, Bouveault-Blanc Reduction, Green chemistry, Reductions, Solvents, transformation

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