Agent Name

Sodium isopropoxide

CAS Number

683-60-3

Formula

C3-H8-O.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

2-Propanol, sodium salt; Sodium propan-2-olate; [ChemIDplus] Na-iso-Propylate; SIP; [BASF MSDS] UN3131

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

White to off-white odorless powder; Hygroscopic; [BASF MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for deprotonations and base-catalyzed reactions; [BASF MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water and moist air evolving sodium hydroxide and isopropyl alcohol; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [BASF MSDS] See ""Sodium hydroxide" and "Isopropyl alcohol."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive solid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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