Sodium superoxide

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Sodium superoxide
IUPAC name sodium(I) superoxide
Other names sodium superoxide
Identifiers
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Properties
NaO2
Molar mass 54.989 g/mol
Appearance Yellow crystalline solid
Density 2200 Kg M-3
Melting point
Boiling point
Basicity (pKb) N/A
Hazards
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R-phrases R35
S-phrases S1/2, S26, S37/39, S45
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Sodium superoxide is a yellow solid with the chemical formula NaO2.

NaO2 is formed when sodium is burned in oxygen at elevated temperature and pressure.

Na + O2 → NaO2

NaO2 is hydrolyzed by water to form sodium hydroxide plus oxygen.

NaO2 + H2O → NaOH + O2

See also

References

de:Natriumhyperoxid