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Easy isolation of NaCl Units

  1. Dec 28, 2013 #1
    Any way to easily extract the sodium out of a unit of table salt. Due to the dangers of Cl2 gas I will use a fume hood. Is there any way to isolate the sodium metal without high temperature
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  3. Dec 29, 2013 #2


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    Chlorine is not your only problem. Pure sodium metal is also highly reactive, especially in the presence of moisture or oxygen.
  4. Dec 29, 2013 #3


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    No easy and safe way of producing sodium from NaCl.
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