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Sodium

in kerosene, pieces (large), ≥99.8% (sodium basis)

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Synonym(s):
Sodium metal
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
Na
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
22.99
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 440 °C)

Quality Level

Assay

≥99.8% (sodium basis)

form

pieces (large)

quality

in kerosene

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

resistivity

4.69 μΩ-cm, 20°C

bp

883 °C (lit.)

mp

97.8 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride, bromide (as Cl)-: ≤20 mg/kg

cation traces

Ca: ≤400 mg/kg
K: ≤300 mg/kg

SMILES string

[Na]

InChI

1S/Na

InChI key

KEAYESYHFKHZAL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

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mp

97.8 °C (lit.)

mp

97.8 °C (lit.)

mp

97.8 °C (lit.)

mp

97.8 °C

bp

883 °C (lit.)

bp

883 °C (lit.)

bp

883 °C (lit.)

bp

889 °C/1013 hPa

form

pieces (large)

form

cubes

form

solid

form

solid

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 440 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 440 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 440 °C)

vapor pressure

1.6 hPa ( 400 °C)

Application

Sodium metal (in kerosene) has been used in the electrochemical reformation of levulinic acid to form 5-acetyl-2,9-decanedione. It may be used as a drying agent for the purification of tetrahydrofuran (THF).

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3 - Water-react 1

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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