Agent Name

Sodium superoxide

CAS Number

12034-12-7

Formula

Na-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium dioxide; Sodium oxide (NaO2); Superoxyde de sodium (French DOT); Superoxido de sodio (Spanish DOT); [CAMEO] UN2547

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellowish or white solid; [CAMEO]

Comments

A strong oxidizer; Reacts with moisture and carbon dioxide in air; Reacts vigorously with water evolving oxygen and sodium hydroxide; [CAMEO]

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