Synthesis of Sodium Ethoxide


Synthesis of Sodium Ethoxide Sodium Ethoxide: A solution of sodium ethoxide was prepared by adding freshly cut sodium (2.72 g, 118 mmoles) to absolute ethanol (350 ml). Guanidine hydrochloride (11.3 g, 118 mmoles) was added and the mixture was stirred and heated to reflux under a nitrogen atmosphere. A solution of ethyl 7-bromo-3,4-dihydro-2-hydroxy-1-naphthoate (11.72 g, … Read more