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317462 Aldrich

Lithium aluminum hydride solution

0.5 M in ethylene glycol dimethyl ether

Synonym: LAH, Lithium alanate, Lithium tetrahydroaluminate

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Properties

Related Categories Aluminum Hydrides, Chemical Synthesis, Reduction, Synthetic Reagents
InChI Key   OCZDCIYGECBNKL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
concentration   0.5 M in ethylene glycol dimethyl ether
density   0.838 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 3399A 4.3(3) / PGI
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
41 °F
Flash Point(C) 
5 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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