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Sodium Sulfide

Other Names:

Disodium sulfide

General Information:



CAS Number: 1313-82-2

Molecular Weight: 78.04 g/mol

Common Uses:

Reagent for reducing nitro groups to amines

Procedure excerpt:

H2O (8 mL) and dioxane (8 mL) were added to a mixture of the SM (900 mg, 3.53 mmol) and Na2S (1.379 g, 17.67 mmol) in a 20 mL vial. The vial was capped and heated . . .

[full procedure]


1) Patent Reference: WO2011014535, page 47, (17.3 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Sodium sulfide (link)

3) Sodium sulfide (link)