Agent Name

Sodium, 2,4-cyclopentadienide

CAS Number

4984-82-1

Formula

C5-H5-Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cyclopenta-2,4-dien-1-ylsodium; Sodium, 2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl-; [ChemIDplus] UN3395

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Sodium cyclopentadienide is a common reagent for the preparation of metallocenes." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving hydrogen gas; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, solid, water-reactive."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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