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Administrative data

Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
other: handbook data
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Data from a reliable handbook that is regarded as the definitive source of information on sodium and its alloy with potassium.

Data source

Referenceopen allclose all

Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
Sodium NaK Engineering Handbook Vol 1. Sodium Chemistry and Physical Properties.
Author:
Foust OJ (editor)
Year:
1972
Bibliographic source:
Gordon & Breach Science Publishers Ltd
Reference Type:
grey literature
Title:
Safety Data Sheet
Author:
BASF
Year:
2011
Bibliographic source:
BASF Corporation, Florham Park, NJ, USA
Report date:
2011

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Grey literature data
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
potassium sodium
EC Number:
913-023-4
Cas Number:
11135-81-2
Molecular formula:
NaK
IUPAC Name:
potassium sodium
Constituent 2
Reference substance name:
Potassiumsodium alloy
IUPAC Name:
Potassiumsodium alloy

Results and discussion

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form / colour / odour
Form:
not specified
Colour:
Silver with metallic lustre.
Odour:
other: none
Substance type:
other: alloy of two elements

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