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Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium amide

50 wt. % suspension in toluene

Linear Formula:
NaNH2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
39.01
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

concentration

50 wt. % suspension in toluene

bp

400 °C (lit.)

mp

210 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

N[Na]

InChI

1S/H2N.Na/h1H2;/q-1;+1

InChI key

ODZPKZBBUMBTMG-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Sodium amide, an inorganic compound used in organic synthesis, is generally prepared by heating sodium metal in gaseous ammonia. It is used in some organic reactions like dehalogenation, deprotonation, anionic polymerization of ionic chains, and in cleavage of ketones.

Application

Reagent for:
Synthesis of allylic amines and amides
Synthesis of antibacterials
Aggregative activation and heterocyclic chemistry
Phenylation with diphenyliodonium chloride

Packaging

100, 750 g in glass bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Repr. 2 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT RE 2 - STOT SE 3 - Water-react. 2

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

39.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

4 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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