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Lithium chloride

anhydrous, free-flowing, Redi-Dri, ACS reagent, ≥99%

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Linear Formula:
LiCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
42.39
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent
anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1.33 hPa ( 547 °C)

product line

Redi-Dri

assay

≥99%

form

powder

quality

free-flowing

impurities

≤0.008 meq/g Titr. base
≤0.01% insolubles

loss

≤1.0% loss on drying

pH

~6 (20 °C, 50 g/L)

mp

605 °C (lit.)

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.003%
Ca: ≤0.01%
Fe: ≤0.001%
K: ≤0.01%
Na: ≤0.20%
heavy metals: ≤0.002% (by ICP-OES)

SMILES string

[Li+].[Cl-]

InChI

1S/ClH.Li/h1H;/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

KWGKDLIKAYFUFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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200

Quality Level

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assay

≥99%

assay

≥99.0% (AT)

assay

≥99.0% (titration)

assay

99%

grade

ACS reagent, anhydrous

grade

-

grade

-

grade

anhydrous

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

anion traces

sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

anion traces

-

vapor pressure

1.33 hPa ( 547 °C)

vapor pressure

1.33 hPa ( 547 °C)

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

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General description

Lithium chloride (LiCl) is a lithium salt. It participates in the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reactions of base-sensitive aldehydes and phosphonates. LiCl/N,N-Dimethylacetamide (DMAc) solvent system has been employed for the dissolution of cellulose and synthesis of various cellulose derivatives (cellulose esters, carbamates, sulfonates and ethers). It can be synthesized from lithium carbonate (Li2CO3).

Application

Lithium chloride (LiCl) may be used in the synthesis of lithium perchlorate by reacting with perchloric acid.

Features and Benefits

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  • Economy – Faster preparation and solvation increase productivity and reduce costs
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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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