Sodium Metal, 100g, Lab For Sale
Sodium appears as a silvery soft metal that becomes grayish white upon exposure to air. Burns violently with explosions that may spatter the material.
Store in air-tight containers or in naphtha or similar liquid that does not contain water or free oxygen.
Decomposes water on contact, with evolution of hydrogen gas to form sodium hydroxide.
Used for making gasoline additives, electric power cable, sodium lamps, other chemicals.