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199877 Aldrich

Lithium aluminum hydride Green Alternative

powder, reagent grade, 95%

Synonym: LAH, Lithium alanate, Lithium tetrahydroaluminate




1 kg in steel can

100, 500 g in steel can

10, 25 g in glass bottle

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Safety Information

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Hazard statements 
UN 1410 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 


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Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles


Mechanochemical Effect of Severe Plastic Deformations: Metal Alloys, Hydrides and Molecular Solids

Hydrogen, as an alternative to a traditional energy vector such as oil, coal and natural gas, has been the focus of research and development efforts in all technologically advanced countries of the w...
Jacques Huot1, Viktor Balema2
Material Matters Voulme 5 article 4
Keywords: Absorption, Addition reactions, Applications, Chemical reactions, Crystallization, Dehydrogenation, Help, Hydrogenations, Industries, Material Matters, Materials Science, Methods, Oxidations, Reductions, Tools, Wittig Reaction

Nanoarchitecture of Protective Coatings for Air Sensitive Metal Hydrides

Hydrogen storage materials are being considered for safe on-board vehicle storage of H2 gas used to power proton exchange membrane fuel cells. There are various methods for storing hydrogen,1 which i...
Dr. Tabbetha Dobbins, Vimal Kamineni, and Dr. Yuri Lvov
Material Matters 2007, 2.2, 19.
Keywords: Capabilities, Catalysis, Centrifugation, Dehydrogenation, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Events, Filtration, Indicators, Materials Science, Methods, Nanomaterials, Solvents, Spectroscopy, X-Ray diffraction

Peer-Reviewed Papers


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Stereoselective synthesis of trans- and cis-2-aryl-3-(hydroxymethyl)aziridines through transformation of 4-aryl-3-chloro-beta-lactams and study of their ring opening. D'hooghe M, Mollet K, Dekeukeleire S, et al. Org. Biomol. Chem. 8(3), 607-15, (2010)


Synthesis and structural characterization of well-defined anionic aluminum alkoxide complexes supported by NON-type diamido ether tridentate ligands and their use for the controlled ROP of lactide. Hild F, Haquette P, Brelot L, et al. Dalton Trans. (2), 533-40, (2010)


Destabilisation of complex hydrides through size effects. Christian M and Aguey-Zinsou KF Nanoscale 2(12), 2587-90, (2010)


Microwave-assisted regioselective ring opening of non-activated aziridines by lithium aluminium hydride. Stanković S, D'hooghe M, and De Kimpe N Org. Biomol. Chem. 8(19), 4266-73, (2010)


Structural analysis by reductive cleavage with LiAlH4 of an allyl ether choline-phospholipid, archaetidylcholine, from the hyperthermophilic methanoarchaeon Methanopyrus kandleri. Nishihara M, Morii H, Matsuno K, et al. Archaea 1(2), 123-31, (2002)


Reactivity of N-(omega-haloalkyl)-beta-lactams with regard to lithium aluminium hydride: novel synthesis of 1-(1-aryl-3-hydroxypropyl)aziridines and 3-aryl-3-(N-propylamino)propan-1-ols. D'hooghe M, Dekeukeleire S, and De Kimpe N Org. Biomol. Chem. 6(7), 1190-6, (2008)


Synthesis of 9-amino(9-deoxy)epi cinchona alkaloids, general chiral organocatalysts for the stereoselective functionalization of carbonyl compounds. Cassani C, Martín-Rapún R, Arceo E, et al. Nat. Protoc. 8(2), 325-44, (2013)


Oxiranyl anion-mediated synthesis of highly enantiomerically enriched styrene oxide derivatives. Capriati V, Florio S, Luisi R, et al. Org. Lett. 4(14), 2445-8, (2002)


Pseudo-allosteric recognition of mandelic acid with an enantioselective coordination complex. Heo J and Mirkin CA Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 45(6), 941-4, (2006)


Diastereoselective reductive amination of aryl trifluoromethyl ketones and alpha-amino esters. Hughes G, Devine PN, Naber JR, et al. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 46(11), 1839-42, (2007)


Anti-tumor activity of a new series of benzoxazepine derivatives in breast cancer. Samanta K, Chakravarti B, Mishra JK, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 20(1), 283-7, (2010)


Cascade reactions using LiAlH4 and grignard reagents in the presence of water. Runge MB, Mwangi MT, Miller AL, et al. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Engl. 47(5), 935-9, (2008)


Evaluation of various electrode materials for detection of oxidized low-density lipoproteins. Takeda S, Hui SP, Fuda H, et al. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 9(2), 303-6, (2013)


Deuterium-isotope study on the reductive ring opening of benzylidene acetals. Lee IC, Zulueta MM, Shie CR, et al. Org. Biomol. Chem. 9(22), 7655-8, (2011)


Solvation and structure of LiAlH(4) in ethereal solvents. Bikiel DE, Di Salvo F, González Lebrero MC, et al. Inorg. Chem. 44(15), 5286-92, (2005)


Covalent molecular imprinting of bisphenol A using its diesters followed by the reductive cleavage with LiAlH(4). Ikegami T, Lee WS, Nariai H, et al. J. Chromatogr. B. Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci. 804(1), 197-201, (2004)


Plastic bag method for active sample loading into transmission electron microscope. Yao H, Isobe S, Wang Y, et al. J. Electron Microsc. (Tokyo) 60(6), 375-8, (2011)


Synthesis of enantiopure (alphaS,betaS)- or (alphaR,betaS)-beta-amino alcohols by complete regioselective opening of aminoepoxides by organolithium reagents LiAlH4 or LiAlD4. Concellón JM, Bernad PL, del Solar V, et al. J. Org. Chem. 71(17), 6420-6, (2006)


Tripropeptins, novel antimicrobial agents produced by Lysobacter sp. Hashizume H, Hirosawa S, Sawa R, et al. J. Antibiot. 57(1), 52-8, (2004)


Reduction of prion infectivity and levels of scrapie prion protein by lithium aluminum hydride: implications for RNA in prion diseases. Jeong BH, Kim NH, Jin JK, et al. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 68(8), 870-9, (2009)


Fern constituents: triterpenoids from Adiantum capillus-veneris. Nakane T, Maeda Y, Ebihara H, et al. Chem. Pharm. Bull. 50(9), 1273-5, (2002)


Studies on tellurium-containing heterocycles. Part 20. Reactions of 2-benzoselenopyrylium salts and 2-benzotelluropyrylium salts with nucleophiles: formation of 1-functionalized 1H-isoselenochromenes and 1H-isotellurochromenes. Sashida H and Ohyanagi K Chem. Pharm. Bull. 52(1), 57-62, (2004)


A simple HPLC-MS method for the quantitative determination of the composition of bacterial medium chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates. Grubelnik A, Wiesli L, Furrer P, et al. J. Sep. Sci. 31(10), 1739-44, (2008)


Reduction of 1,4-dien-3-one steroids with LiAl2H4 or NaB2H4: stereospecific deuterium-labeling at the c-1alpha position of a 4-en-3-one steroid. Numazawa M and Handa W Chem. Pharm. Bull. 54(4), 554-6, (2006)


Synthesis and physiological activity of thiophenes and furans with 3- and 4-methoxyacetophenone derivatives. Tachibana S, Gotou T, and Nomura M J. Oleo Sci. 57(2), 107-13, (2008)


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Corp MSDS 1 (1), 2149:A / RegBook 1 (3), 3263:B / Sax 6, 1712

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