Sodium dihydridobis(2-methoxyethanolato)aluminate(1-)

  • Aluminate(1-), dihydrobis(2-methoxyethanolato-O,O')-, sodium
  • Sodium dihydrobis(methoxyethoxy)aluminate
  • Synhydride
  • Vitride
Formula
NaAlH2(OCH2CH2OCH3)
Structure
Description
Light yellow viscous liquid
Uses
Reducing agent.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
22722-98-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
245-178-2
R 11 15 20 34
S 16 26 36/37/39 45
UN (DOT)
3148
Merck
12,10166
Beilstein/Gmelin
160998 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H16AlNaO4
Formula mass
202.16
Melting point, °C
112
Boiling point, °C
116 - 117 (11 torr)
Density
1.96 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Reacts
Heat of fusion
20.90 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep away from water. Flammables-area.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, while using/wearing the proper protective equipment.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Hydrogen gas.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
170
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Water Reactive. Material will react with water and may release a flammable and/or toxic gas. Do NOT use water directly on fire. Use foam, dry chemical, or carbon dioxide.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Allow the victim to rinse his mouth and then to drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
3148
Response guide
Hazard class
4.3
Packing Group
I; II; III