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Lithium aluminum hydride solution

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2.3 M in 2-methyltetrahydrofuran

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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

Quality Level

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

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concentration

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

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C

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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

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.716 g/mL at 25 °C

density

0.906 g/mL at 25 °C

density

-

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

greener alternative product characteristics

Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
Use of Renewable Feedstocks
Inherently Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

greener alternative product characteristics

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greener alternative product characteristics

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greener alternative product characteristics

Design for Energy Efficiency
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.

General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product, 2.3 M in 2-methyltetrahydrofuran aligns with Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries, Use of Renewable Feedstocks and Inherently Safer Chemistry for Accident Prevention. Click here for more information.

Application

Powerful reducing agent in greener solvent, 2-methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF).

2-Methyltetrahydrofuran (2-MeTHF): A Biomass-Derived Solvent with Broad Application in Organic Chemistry
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 Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Corr. 1A - Water-react 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

10.4 °F - closed cup - Solvent

Flash Point(C)

-12 °C - closed cup - Solvent

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Pseudo-allosteric recognition of mandelic acid with an enantioselective coordination complex.
Jungseok Heo et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 45(6), 941-944 (2005-12-31)
Seiji Takeda et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(2), 303-306 (2013-05-01)
Measurement of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) generated by oxidative stress of various kinds might be useful for evaluating the risk of cardiovascular disease. We evaluated some electrode materials to detect oxidized LDL electrochemically. Some carbon nanotube dispersions were studied as
Matthias D'hooghe et al.
Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 8(3), 607-615 (2010-01-22)
trans- and cis-1-Alkyl-4-aryl-3-chloroazetidin-2-ones, prepared through cyclocondensation of chloroketene and the appropriate imines in a diastereoselective way, were transformed into the corresponding non-activated trans- and cis-2-aryl-3-(hydroxymethyl)aziridines via reductive ring contraction using LiAlH(4) in Et(2)O. Furthermore, trans-2-aryl-3-(hydroxymethyl)aziridines were transformed into 2-amino-3-arylpropan-1-ols and
Damián E Bikiel et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 44(15), 5286-5292 (2005-07-19)
The nature of the solute species present in ethereal solutions of LiAlH(4) is of crucial importance for understanding the mechanisms for the reduction of ketones and other functional groups by LiAlH(4). We have employed a combination of theoretical and experimental
Hideki Hashizume et al.
The Journal of antibiotics, 57(1), 52-58 (2004-03-23)
Planar structures of tripropeptins (TPPs) were elucidated by spectroscopic studies including various NMR measurements. Stereochemistry of constituent amino acids of tripropeptin C (TPPC) (3) was identified by marfey's method except hydroxyproline which was determined by studies of NMR and CD

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