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n-Butyllithium solution

2.5 M in toluene, technical grade

Synonym: n-BuLi, Butyl lithium, Butyllithium solution, Lithium-1-butanide

  • CAS Number 109-72-8

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3Li

  • Molecular Weight 64.06

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1209227

  •  MDL number MFCD00009414

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852017

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Properties

Related Categories Acids & Bases, Alkyl, Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Bases,
grade   technical grade
InChI Key   MZRVEZGGRBJDDB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
form   liquid
shelf life   limited shelf life
concentration   2.5 M in toluene
color   orange-red
density   0.83 g/mL at 20 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Caution

a precipitate of lithium hydride can form on longer storage

Packaging

500 mL in Sure/Seal™

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 3394 4.3(4.2) / PGI
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
39.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
4 °C

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Certificate of Analysis

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