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Alfa Aesar™ Lithium hydride, 97+%

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7580-67-8
HLi
7.948
MFCD00011074
SRTHRWZAMDZJOS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
lithium hydride,lithiumhydride,lih,lithium hydride anion,hydride lithium,hydridolithate 1-,lih-,ksc491a4n
62714
lithium;hydride
[H-].[Li+]
7580-67-8
HLi
7.948
MFCD00011074
SRTHRWZAMDZJOS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
lithium hydride,lithiumhydride,lih,lithium hydride anion,hydride lithium,hydridolithate 1-,lih-,ksc491a4n
62714
lithium;hydride
[H-].[Li+]
Applications
Used for preparation of anhydrous Li salts of carboxylic acids prior to reaction with organothium reagents (most often methyl or phenyl) as a useful route to ketones. Also used in the preparation of LiCN by reaction with acetone cyanohydrins. It is also applied as a desiccating and condensing agent and a shielding material in nuclear energy production. It is used in the manufacture of catalysts for polyolefin plastics; in fuels for aircraft, missiles. It is used in metallurgy, as degasifier, deoxidizer, desulfurizer; as grain refiner in non-ferrous metals. Employed as a chemical intermediate for butyllithium polymerization catalyst; in alloys with aluminum or magnesium for aerospace uses.

Solubility
Reacts violently with water. Soluble in ether, liquid ammonia. Insoluble in benzene, and toluene.

Notes
Air & Moisture Sensitive. Store away from acids, alcohols, oxidizing agents, air, water/moisture. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas.
Linear Formula LiH
UN Number UN1414
Merck Index 14,5533
Solubility Information Reacts violently with water. Soluble in ether,liquid ammonia. Insoluble in benzene,and toluene.
Formula Weight 7.95
Percent Purity ≥97%
Density 0.78
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Air and moisture sensitive
Melting Point 688°C
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Lithium hydride
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GHS H Statement
H260-H301-H314-H318
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.

P223-P231+P232-P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P335+P334-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

H261-H314

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: LITHIUM HYDRIDE

EINECSNumber : 231-484-3

RTECSNumber : OJ6300000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures; Store under Argon