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Sodium Carbonate

Avg. Ratings: 4.0 (1 Review)
SS0403-500ML SS0360-2.5KG SS0402-CONC SS0408-500ML SS0402-500ML SS0360-CAPS SS0360-500GR
CAS Number: 497-19-8
Formula: Na2CO3
Density: 2.533 g/mL
Freezing Point: 864°C
Solubility: Water and Glycerin
Synonyms: Soda Ash
Shelf Life: 36 Months

Note: The chemical specifications for some items on this product page may differ from the specifications listed above. For more information, consult the Safety Data Sheet or contact your Ward's representative.

Delivery information: This product is designed for educational and teaching laboratories, and no certificate of analysis is available.

Caution: This product is an irritant.



Item # Description Grade Size Chemical/Physical Specifications Unit Availability Price Quantity
470302-476 Sodium Carbonate
Reagent 500 g Granular Each (500g) Retrieving Restricted
470302-468 Sodium Carbonate
Laboratory 2.5 kg Granular Each (2,500g) Retrieving Restricted
470302-474 Sodium Carbonate, QuickPrep
Laboratory Makes 500 mL 0.1 M Each (50ml) Retrieving Restricted
470302-472 Sodium Carbonate, QuickPrep
Laboratory Makes 1 L 0.1 M Each (50ml) Retrieving Restricted
470302-480 Sodium Carbonate Solution
Laboratory 500 mL 0.1 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470302-484 Sodium Carbonate Solution
Laboratory 500 mL 1.0 M Each (500ml) Retrieving Restricted
470225-688 Sodium Carbonate Saturated 500ML
Laboratory 500 mL Saturated Each Retrieving Restricted
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This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

The disposal of this chemical does not need pretreatment and it is not necessary for any chemical reaction to be conducted before it is disposed into a landfill or down the school drain. HOWEVER, there are numerous conditions that should be met which are outlined below before this can be discharged.

If the material is in the solid form, it can be buried in a landfill if:
 a. Local regulations have been confirmed that this material can be disposed of in a landfill.
 b. Chemical is packed into a cardboard box with an appropriate amount of packing material.
 c. Cardboard box is sealed with durable tape.

If the material is in an aqueous form, it can be poured down the drain with excess water if:
 a. Local and State regulations have been checked and you have verified that this material is suitable for this type of disposal
 b. The school drain is connected to the sanitary sewer system.
 c. The quantity that you are disposing of is minimal. A good rule of thumb is less than 250 mL.
 d. Combinations of chemicals are not going down the drain at the same time.
 e. A twenty-fold excess of water is used when washing the chemical down the drain.

A good resource to contact is the local wastewater treatment facility as they can give you guidance and be a resource on drain disposal.

Solution Prep

To prepare a solution, determine the formula weight of the material, the concentration (Molarity) of the solution, and the amount of solution desired in Liters. Once this information has been obtained, use the following formula:
(Formula Weight) x (Concentration) x (Desired Volume) = Number of grams in desired volume of liquid

For a 1 M, 1 L solution:
(Formula Weight) x (1 mol/L) x (1 L) = x g added to 1-L volumetric flask. Dilute to a final volume of 1 L with DI Water.


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Avg. Ratings: 4.0 out of 5

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Jowe Alberta
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Impressive - Another great product from Boreal. Their products are always top notch and work great for all types of labs.
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