Agent Name

Sodium acetylide

CAS Number

1066-26-8

Formula

C2-H-Na

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Suspension in 82% xylene: Grey liquid with an aromatic odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving highly flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by inhalation and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "CARBIDES."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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