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Sodium ethoxide



Sodium ethoxide is a chemical compound, with formula Na(C2H5O).

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It is the sodium salt of ethanol.

Sodium ethoxide
IUPAC name Sodium Ethoxide
Identifiers
CAS number 141-52-6
Properties
Molecular formula CH3CH2ONa
Molar mass 68.05 g/mol
Appearance white to yellow powder
Melting point

260 °C (533.15 K)

Solubility in water Reacts violently with water (miscible with ethanol and methanol)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

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