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450227 Aldrich

Lithium hexafluorophosphate Green Alternative

battery grade, ≥99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym: Lithium phosphorus fluoride




5, 25, 250 g in poly bottle


Used in the preparation of lithium-ion batteries.1

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Target organs 
Bone, Teeth
UN 2923 6.1(8) / PGI
WGK Germany 

Protocols & Articles


Complex Hydrides: A New Category of Solid-state Lithium Fast-ion Conductors

Research and development of solid-state lithium fast-ion conductors is crucial because they can be potentially used as solid electrolytes in all-solid-state batteries, which may solve the safety and ...
Motoaki Matsuo,1 Hiroyuki Oguchi,1,2 Hideki Maekawa,2 Hitoshi Takamura,2Shin-ichi Orimo,1*
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
Keywords: Calorimetry, Deposition, Diffraction, Diffusion, Melting, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Search, Spectra, Spectroscopy, Substitutions, Support, X-Ray diffraction, transformation

Determination of Water Content in Lithium hexafluorophosphate (LiPF6) Using Karl Fischer Titration

No water content can be determined in lithium hexafluorophosphate, as it reacts by "self-drying". Dampness causes hydrolysis, and reaction products such as LiPOF4 and LiPO2F2 are created. A compariso...

Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries

In 2010, the rechargeable lithium ion battery market reached ~$11 billion and continues to grow.1 Current demand for lithium batteries is dominated by the portable electronics and power tool industri...
Kinson C. Kam and Marca M. Doeff
Material Matters, 2012 v7, n4
Keywords: Applications, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Automotive, Degradations, Electronics, Industries, Ion Exchange, Legal, Oxidations, Precipitation, Purification, Reductions, Renewable energy, Search, Substitutions

Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries

Kinson C. Kam and Marca M. Doeff* Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Energy Technologies Division, University of California Berkeley, California 94720 *mmdoeff@lbl.gov
Keywords: Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Automotive, Degradations, Electronics, Environmental, Industries, Ion Exchange, Oxidations, Precipitation, Purification, Reductions, Renewable energy, Substitutions

Safer High-performance Electrodes, Solid Electrolytes, and Interface Reactions for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Yves J. Chabal, Kyeongjae Cho, and Christopher L. Hinkle* (Roberto C. Longo, K. C. Santosh, Amandeep K. Sra, David E. Arreaga-Salas, and Katy Roodenko; not pictured) Department of Materials Science a...
Keywords: Absorption, Chemical reactions, Deposition, Diffusion, Electronics, Infrared spectroscopy, Lithiations, Materials Science, Oxidations, Solvents, Spectroscopy, transformation

U.S. Department of Energy’s Materials Research for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

Increasing fuel costs and concerns about greenhouse gas emissions have spurred the growth in sales of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) that carry a battery pack to supplement the performance of the in...
David Howell, Tien Duong, John B. Deppe, Irwin Weinstock
Material Matters 2008, 3.4, 100.
Keywords: Applications, Calculators, Combustion, Diffusion, Methods, Polymerization reactions, Reductions, Solvents, Substitutions

Peer-Reviewed Papers


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1. Proc. Power Sources Conf. 37th, 231, (1996)

Corp MSDS 1 (1), 2155:D / RegBook 1 (3), 3431:B

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