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Lithium aluminum hydride solution

0.5 M in 2-methoxyethyl ether

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Synonym(s):
LAH, Lithium alanate, Lithium tetrahydroaluminate
Linear Formula:
LiAlH4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
37.95
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

concentration

0.5 M in 2-methoxyethyl ether

density

0.95 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

SMILES string

[Li+].[AlH4-]

InChI

1S/Al.Li.4H/q-1;+1;;;;

InChI key

OCZDCIYGECBNKL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

density

0.95 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C

density

-

density

-

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

-

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

concentration

0.5 M in 2-methoxyethyl ether

concentration

10 % (w/w), 2.3 M in 2-methyltetrahydrofuran

concentration

-

concentration

-

Application

Reactant or reagent for:
  • The preparation of thermoplastic polyester polyamides from oleic acid
  • Lithium-polymer batteries
  • Hydrodefluorination of gem-difluoromethylene derivatives
  • Asymmetric aldol reactions
  • Synthesis of Li-Al-N-H composites with hydrogen absorption / desorption properties

LAH is a powerful reducing agent for many different reduction reactions such as that of ketones to alcohols

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2 - Water-react 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

98.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

37 °C - closed cup


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Thermoplastic polyester amides derived from oleic acid.
Zuo, Jiaqing and Li, Shaojun and Bouzidi, Laziz and Narine, Suresh S
Polymer, 52(20), 4503-4516 (2011)
ZnCl2-catalyzed hydrodefluorination of gem-difluoromethylene derivatives with lithium aluminum hydride.
Cheng, Jianhang and Wu, Jingjing and Cao, Song
Tetrahedron Letters, 52(27), 3481-3484 (2011)
Solid Acids as Heterogeneous Support for Primary Amino Acid-Derived Diamines in Direct Asymmetric Aldol Reactions.
Demuynck ALW, et al.
Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 353(5), 725-732 (2011)
Lithium Aluminum Hydride.
eEROS (Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis), 126(3), 989-992 (2001)
Enhanced performance in lithium-polymer batteries using surface-functionalized Si nanoparticle anodes and self-assembled block copolymer electrolytes.
Choi, Ilyoung and Ahn, Hyungmin and Park, Moon Jeong
Macromolecules, 44(18), 7327-7334 (2011)

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