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Sodium Carbide

Na-C=C-Na
CAS 2881-62-1


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CHEMICAL
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Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
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Na2C2 2881-62-1 135033163 N/A N/A 220-732-6 N/A N/A [Na]C#C[Na] InChI=1S/C2
.2Na/c1-2;;
QQSPDJOXCOAHRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C2Na2 70.00 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Safety Data Sheet

Carbide IonSodium Carbide is available in numerous forms and custom shapes including Ingot, foil, rod, plate and sputtering target. High purity forms also include Carbide powder, submicron powder and nanoscale, single crystal or polycrystalline forms. Carbides are compounds in which the anion is one or more carbon atoms. Most metals form carbide compounds, though not all: Indium and Gallium, for example, do not. Like diamond, a pure carbon substance, carbide compounds tend to be extremely hard, refractory and resistant to wear, corrosion and heat, making them excellent candidates for coatings for drills and other tools. They often have other valuable properties in combination with toughness, such as electrical conductivity, low thermal expansion and abrasiveness. Metallic carbide materials are marketed under the tradename AE Carbides. Sodium Carbide is generally immediately available in most volumes. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Sodium Bohr ModelSodium (Na) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSodium (atomic symbol: Na, atomic number: 11) is a Block D, Group 5, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 22.989769. The number of electrons in each of Sodium's shells is [2, 8, 1] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s1.The sodium atom has a radius of 185.8 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 227 pm. Sodium was discovered and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1807. In its elemental form, sodium has a silvery-white metallic appearance. It is the sixth most abundant element, making up 2.6 % of the earth's crust. Sodium does not occur in nature as a free element and must be extracted from its compounds (e.g., feldspars, sodalite, and rock salt). The name Sodium is thought to come from the Arabic word suda, meaning "headache" (due to sodium carbonate's headache-alleviating properties), and its elemental symbol Na comes from natrium, its Latin name. For more information on sodium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sodium products, visit the Sodium element page.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
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SODIUM CARBIDE SYNONYMS
disodium acetylide, 2-sodioethynylsodium, Disodium ethynediide; Acetylene disodium salt, Sodium acetylide(Na2(C2)) (6CI,7CI,8CI,9CI)

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Sodium

  • Inadvertent apical extrusion of sodium hypochlorite with evaluation by dental volumetric tomography. Başer Can ED, Karapınar Kazandağ M, Kaptan RF. Case Rep Dent. 2015: Case Rep Dent
  • Radially aligned hierarchical columnar structure as a cathode material for high energy density sodium-ion batteries. Hwang JY, Oh SM, Myung ST, Chung KY, Belharouak I, Sun YK. Nat Commun. 2015 Apr 17: Nat Commun
  • Beraprost sodium protects against chronic brain injury in aluminum-overload rats. Pan Y, Yu L, Lei W, Guo Y, Wang J, Yu H, Tang Y, Yang J. Behav Brain Funct. 2015 Feb 7: Behav Brain Funct
  • Umbilical cord mesenchymal stem cells modulate dextran sulphate sodium induced acute colitis in immunodeficient mice. Banerjee A, Bizzaro D, Burra P, Di Liddo R, Pathak S, Arcidiacono D, Cappon A, Bo P, Conconi MT, Crescenzi M, Pinna CM, Parnigotto PP, Alison MR, Sturniolo GC, D'Incà R, Russo FP. Stem Cell Res Ther. 2015 Apr 16: Stem Cell Res Ther
  • Agreement of the Kato-Katz test established by the WHO with samples fixed with sodium acetate analyzed at 6 months to diagnose intestinal geohelminthes. Fernández-Niño JA, Ramírez JD, López MC, Moncada LI, Reyes P, Heredia RD. Acta Trop. 2015 Mar 11.
  • A Novel hNIS/tdTomato Fusion Reporter for Visualizing the Relationship Between the Cellular Localization of Sodium Iodide Symporter and Its Iodine Uptake Function Under Heat Shock Treatment. Yeom CJ, Chung T, Youn H, Kang KW, Lee DS, Chung JK. Mol Imaging. 2015 Mar 1
  • Optimization of alkaline sulfite pretreatment and comparative study with sodium hydroxide pretreatment for improving enzymatic digestibility of corn stover. Liu H, Pang B, Wang H, Li H, Lu J, Niu M. J Agric Food Chem. 2015 Mar 15.
  • Sodium selenate reduces hyperphosphorylated tau and improves outcomes after traumatic brain injury. Shultz SR, Wright DK, Zheng P, Stuchbery R, Liu SJ, Sashindranath M, Medcalf RL, Johnston LA, Hovens CM, Jones NC, O'Brien TJ. Brain. 2015 Mar 13.
  • [Acute renal failure and hearing loss due to sodium bromate intoxication]. Kitamoto T. Chudoku Kenkyu. 2014 Dec
  • Efficacy of low concentrations of sodium hypochlorite and low powered Er,Cr:YSGG laser activated irrigation against an Enterococcus faecalis biofilm. Christo JE, Zilm PS, Sullivan T, Cathro PR. Int Endod J. 2015 Mar 13.

Recent Research & Development for Carbides

  • Porous molybdenum carbide nano-octahedrons synthesized via confined carburization in metal-organic frameworks for efficient hydrogen production. Wu HB, Xia BY, Yu L, Yu XY, Lou XW. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 11: Nat Commun
  • Carbon p Electron Ferromagnetism in Silicon Carbide. Wang Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Anwand W, Jenkins CA, Arenholz E, Munnik F, Gordan OD, Salvan G, Zahn DR, Chen X, Gemming S, Helm M, Zhou S. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11: Sci Rep
  • Nanostructured vanadium carbide thin films produced by RF magnetron sputtering. Pat S, Korkmaz Ş. Scanning. 2015 Mar 30.: Scanning
  • A metallic superhard boron carbide: first-principles calculations. Ma M, Yang B, Li Z, Hu M, Wang Q, Cui L, Yu D, He J. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Apr 1: Phys Chem Chem Phys
  • Two-Dimensional Titanium Carbide for Efficiently Reductive Removal of Highly Toxic Chromium(VI) from Water. Ying Y, Liu Y, Wang X, Mao Y, Cao W, Hu P, Peng X. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 Jan 28
  • Porous molybdenum carbide nano-octahedrons synthesized via confined carburization in metal-organic frameworks for efficient hydrogen production. Wu HB, Xia BY, Yu L, Yu XY, Lou XW. Nat Commun. 2015 Mar 11
  • Carbon p Electron Ferromagnetism in Silicon Carbide. Wang Y, Liu Y, Wang G, Anwand W, Jenkins CA, Arenholz E, Munnik F, Gordan OD, Salvan G, Zahn DR, Chen X, Gemming S, Helm M, Zhou S. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 11
  • Meso/Macroporous Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Architectures with Iron Carbide Encapsulated in Graphitic Layers as an Efficient and Robust Catalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Both Acidic and Alkaline Solutions. Xiao M, Zhu J, Feng L, Liu C, Xing W. Adv Mater. 2015 Mar 10.
  • A metallic superhard boron carbide: first-principles calculations. Ma M, Yang B, Li Z, Hu M, Wang Q, Cui L, Yu D, He J. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Mar 16.
  • Monitoring the thin film formation during sputter deposition of vanadium carbide. Kaufholz M, Krause B, Kotapati S, Köhl M, Mantilla MF, Stüber M, Ulrich S, Schneider R, Gerthsen D, Baumbach T. J Synchrotron Radiat. 2015 Jan