Sodium Ethoxide

Molecular formula C2H5ONa
Molecular weight 68.05
CAS NO. 141-52-6
Properties White or pale yellow flowable powder. Sensitive to light. Decomposes when exposed to air. The color becomes darker after long storage. Flammable. Soluble in absolute ethanol, insoluble in benzene, toluene, xylene, and ether.
Properties Specification
High-Class Qualified
Appearance White or pale yellow flowable powder
Total Alkali(C2H5ONa) ≥99.0% ≥98.5%
Moisture ≤0.65% ≤0.9%
Free Alkali(NaOH) ≤1.5% ≤2.0%
Sodium Carbonate ≤0.5%
Usage Mainly used in pharmaceutical industry such as the manufacture of Benbutol, Phenylbutazone, Prednisone, Methyldopa, Tetracaine Hydrochloride, Eprazinone, Aminopterin, Pyrimethamine, Pvampicillin and so on, as well as in pesticides. It also can be used as the analytical reagent.
Packaging & Storage Store in ventilated, cool and dry warehouse; Keep away from flame and heat; Separate from oxidant and acid during storage and transportation; Handle with care, and maintain the integrity of the packaging.