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sodium monoxide


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A whitish-grey deliquescent solid, Na2O; r.d. 2.27; sublimes at 1275°C. It is manufactured by oxidation of the metal in a limited supply of oxygen and purified by sublimation. Reaction with water produces sodium hydroxide. Its commercial applications are similar to those of sodium hydroxide.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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