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62426 Aldrich

Lithium aluminum hydride solution

~3.5 M in THF/toluene, suspension

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
form   suspension
concentration   ~3.5 M in THF/toluene
density   0.89 g/mL at 20 °C
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

250 mL in Sure/Seal™

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

Signal word 
Danger
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 1411 3(4.3) / PGI
WGK Germany 
2
Flash Point(F) 
-4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-20 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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