Potassium ethoxide - CAS # 917-58-8

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Chemical Name:  Potassium ethoxide

Chemical Formula:  KOC2H5

CAS Number:  917-58-8

EC Number (EINECS):  213-029-0

Appearance:  solid

Melting Point:  290 C

Stability:  Stable, but highly flammable. Reacts violently with water. Contact with damp air may lead to heating of the solid, which could in turn ignite it, or materials with which it is in contact. Incompatible with air, water, moisture, acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, reducing agents.