Sodium Oxalate
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Title: Sodium Oxalate
CAS Registry Number: 62-76-0
Additional Names: Ethanedioic acid disodium salt
Molecular Formula: C2Na2O4
Molecular Weight: 134.00
Percent Composition: C 17.93%, Na 34.31%, O 47.76%
Line Formula: Na2C2O4
Properties: White, odorless, cryst powder. Sol in 27 parts water, 16 parts boiling water; insol in alcohol. The aq soln is practically neutral.
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure by ingestion are burning pain in throat, esophagus, stomach; vomiting; weak, irregular pulse; hypotension, cardiovascular collapse; headache, muscle cramps, tetany, convulsions, stupor, coma; kidney damage. See Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, R. E. Gosselin et al., Eds. (Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 5th ed., 1984) Section III, pp 326-328.
Use: Finishing textiles, tanning and finishing leather; for standardizing potassium permanganate soln.

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