Agent Name

Magnesium ethoxide

CAS Number

2414-98-4

Formula

C2-H6-O.1/2Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Magnesium ethylate; Ethanol, magnesium salt (2:1); Magnesium ethanolate; [ChemIDplus] UN3205

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

Off-white powder with an alcohol-like odor; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] Reacts violently with water evolving a flammable alcohol; An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alkaline earth metal alcoholates, n.o.s."

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