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403016 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium chlorate

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

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Properties

Related Categories Chemical Synthesis, Essential Chemicals, Inorganic Salts, Research Essentials, Salts,
grade   ACS reagent
InChI Key   YZHUMGUJCQRKBT-UHFFFAOYSA-M
assay   ≥99.0%
impurities   ≤0.001% N compounds
  ≤0.005% insolubles
mp   248-261 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble
anion traces   bromate (BrO3-): ≤0.015%
  chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.001%
cation traces   Ca: ≤0.005%
  Fe: ≤5 ppm
  K: ≤0.01%
  Mg: ≤0.002%
  heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.001%

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

sulfation biosynthesis inhibitor

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Sodium chlorate may be used as an oxidizing agent to abstract zinc from sphalerite.

General description

Sodium chlorate is a hygroscopic, achiral ionic compound which on crystallization forms two enantiomeric chiral crystals. It is reported to be a probable byproduct of the drinking water disinfectant, chlorine dioxide (ClO2). d-sodium chlorate may be utilized as chiral initiators in the synthesis of (S)-5-pyrimidyl alkanols. Commercial production of sodium chlorate is by anodic oxidation of NaCl. It finds application as herbicide, oxidizing agent and as a starting material in the synthesis of sodium perchlorate.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1495 5.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
FO0525000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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