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Sodium Methoxide Powder

CAS # 124-41-4

DESCRIPTION

 

 Sodium meth oxide is a chemical compound with the formula CH3ONa. This appears as white crystalline powder, which is formed by the deprotonating of methanol and it is a widely used reagent in industry and the laboratory. It is also a dangerously caustic base.

 

 

 

PROPERTIES

Appearance

White Crystalline Powder

Solubility

Free soluble in water, soluble in alcohol and methanol

Identification

Positive to Sodium test

Moisture Content by KF

0.25 %w/w

Free Alkalinity as Noah

0.55 %w/w

Total Alkalinity as NaOCH3

99.34 %w/w

Sodium Carbonate Content

0.24 %w/w

Chlorides

100 ppm

Mercury Content

NIL

Iron Content

Not more than 10 ppm

 

 

 

APPLICATION

·         Sodium meth oxide in powder form is mainly used in pharmaceutical industry, such as the manufacture of Vitamin A1, Vitamin BI, Sulfamethoxypyridazine, Sulfadiazine, trimethoprim.

·         It can also be used as catalyst in Biodiesel Industry.

 

·         Sodium Meth oxide can also be applied as edible catalyst and analytical reagent.

 

·         Apart from this Sodium Meth oxide is used in Agriculture, Colorants, Foods, Optical brighteners, Flavoring agents.

 

 

 

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums