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SODIUM METHOXIDE POWDER

CAS # 124-41-4

DESCRIPTION

Sodium methoxide 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