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71172 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium

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

  • CAS Number 7440-23-5

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) Na

  • Molecular Weight 22.99

  •  MDL number MFCD00085307

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57652275

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Alkali Metals, Chemical Synthesis, Materials Science, Metal and Ceramic Science, Metals,
Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 440 °C)
assay   ≥99.8% (sodium basis)
form   pieces (large)
quality   in kerosene
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

Description

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).

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
UN 1428 4.3 / PGI
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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