Agent Name

Sodium monoxide

CAS Number

12401-86-4

Formula

Na-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium oxide; [ChemIDplus] Monoxyde de sodium (French DOT); Monoxido de sodio (Spanish DOT); [CAMEO] UN1825

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Reacts vigorously with water evolving sodium hydroxide and heat; Corrosive to tissue; [CAMEO] Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Spectrum MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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