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Substance Name: Sodium methoxide
RN: 124-41-4
UNII: IG663U5EMC
InChIKey: WQDUMFSSJAZKTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of FORMALDEHYDE and ACETIC ACID, in chemical synthesis, antifreeze, and as a solvent. Ingestion of methanol is toxic and may cause blindness.

Molecular Formula

  • C-H4-O.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 54.0237
 

Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1000 lb
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sodium methoxide

Synonyms

  • AI3-52659
  • EC 204-699-5
  • EINECS 204-699-5
  • Feldalat NM
  • HSDB 755
  • Methanol, sodium salt
  • Methoxysodium
  • Methylate de sodium
  • Methylate de sodium [French]
  • Metilato sodico
  • Metilato sodico [Spanish]
  • Sodium methanolate
  • Sodium methoxide
  • Sodium methylate
  • UNII-IG663U5EMC

Systematic Names

  • Methanol, sodium salt
  • Methanol, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Sodium methanolate

Superlist Names

  • Methanol, sodium salt
  • Sodium methoxide
  • Sodium methylate
  • Sodium methylate solutions in alcohol
  • Sodium methylate solutions in alcohol [UN1289] [Flammable liquid]
  • Sodium methylate [UN1431] [Spontaneously combustible]
  • UN1289
  • UN1431

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 124-41-4

FDA UNII

  • IG663U5EMC

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1633026-84-2
  • 27419-20-1
  • 879636-47-2

System Generated Number

  • 0000124414

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C-H4-O.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C-H4-O
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH3O.Na/c1-2;/h1H3;/q-1;+1

InChIKey

WQDUMFSSJAZKTM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C[O-].[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 2037mg/kg (2037mg/kg) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CHROMODACYRORREA: EYE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA
National Technical Information Service. Vol. OTS0555267,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -3.180 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 8.30E-13 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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