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Sodium Methoxide

Other Names:

Sodium methylate

General Information:


CAS Number: 124-41-4

Molecular Weight: 54.02 g/mol

Appearance: White solid

Chemical Formula: NaOCH3

Melting Point: 127 C

Common Uses:

Nucleophile in SNAr reactions

Procedure excerpt:

To a stirred solution of the SM (15 g, 65 mmol) in MeOH (150 mL) at RT under N2, was added NaOMe (3.91 g, 72 mmol) portionwise. The mixture was stirred at RT . . .

[full procedure]


1) Patent Reference: WO2010038081, page 86, (33.8 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Sodium methoxide (link)

3) Sodium methoxide (link)