Does Sodium React with Oxygen?

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Small chunks of sodium burn in oxygen with often little more than an orange glow. Burning sodium in oxygen usually gives a strong orange flame, or a white solid combination of sodium oxide and sodium peroxide.
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Sodium is fast reacting with oxygen and water.It is kept in kerosene. Its reaction with water give sodium hydroxide (NaOH-caustic soda). DANGER! FLAMMABLE SOLID. CORROSIVE. WATER
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