Sodium oxide

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Description

White powder. Sodium oxide is used as a glaze modifier.

Synonyms and Related Terms

sodium monoxide

Other Properties

Reacts violently with water to form sodium hydroxide

Composition Na2O
CAS 12401-86-4
Density 2.27
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 61.98

Hazards and Safety

Aqueous solutions are strongly caustic.