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Substance Name: Sodium ethanolate
RN: 141-52-6
UNII: 1I9504387J
InChIKey: QDRKDTQENPPHOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6-O.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 68.0505
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sodium ethanolate
  • Sodium ethoxide

Synonyms

  • AI3-52660
  • Caustic alcohol
  • EC 205-487-5
  • EINECS 205-487-5
  • Ethanol, sodium salt
  • Ethoxysodium
  • Ethyl alcohol, sodium salt
  • HSDB 5637
  • Sodium ethanolate
  • Sodium ethoxide
  • Sodium ethylate
  • UNII-1I9504387J

Systematic Names

  • Ethanol, sodium salt
  • Ethanol, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Sodium ethanolate

Superlist Name

  • Ethyl alcohol, sodium salt

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 141-52-6

FDA UNII

  • 1I9504387J

Other Registry Number

  • 24448-24-6

System Generated Number

  • 0000141526

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C2-H6-O.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H6-O
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H5O.Na/c1-2-3;/h2H2,1H3;/q-1;+1

InChIKey

QDRKDTQENPPHOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(C)[O-].[Na+]

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -2.690 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.17E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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