Sodium-MethoxideMolecular formula: CH3ONa

Molecular weight: 54.02

CAS: 124-41-4

1. Properties:
is white amorphous and flowable powder; Easy to react with oxygen; Easily be hydrolyzed to methanol and sodium hydroxide at the presence of moisture or water; Decomposes in air above 126°C; Sodium Methoxide can be soluble in methanol and ethanol; Insoluble in benzene and toluene.
Sodium methoxide is referred to by many names including alcoholate, methoxide and sodium methylate. It is a versatile chemical reagent used for many decades in various industries to produce high-value end products like pharmaceuticals, food ingredients, pigments and crop protecting agents. In recent years, the production of biodiesel has become an exciting, new and fast-growing application for Sodium methoxide. In the future, biodiesel production will have a significant share of the overall sodium methoxide demand worldwide.

2. Specification:




White powder

Content(total alkali)

≥ 99.0%

Sodium methoxide(NaOCH3)

≥ 97.0%

Free alkali

≤ 1.5%

Sodium carbonate(Na2CO3)

≤ 0.3%


≤ 0.65%

3. Use:
Sodium Methoxide solid is mainly used in pharmaceutical industry such as the manufacture of vitamin A1, vitamin B1, sulfame-thoxypyridazine, sulfadiazine, trimethoprim and so on, as well as in biodesel industry. Sodium Methoxide powder also can be used as the edible catalyst and the analytical reagent.

4. Packaging & Storage:
Mouth opened steal drum 100Kg/drum (10bags/drum, 10Kg/bag)
Fibreboard drum 25-30Kg/drum (10Kg/bag or 25Kg/bag)
Sodium Methoxide 99% should be stored in cool and dry warehouse; Keep away from flame and heat; Separate from oxidant and acid during storage and transportation; Handle with care, and maintain the integrity of the packaging.

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