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62425 Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium aluminum hydride solution

purum, ~1 M in THF

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
grade   purum
concentration   ~1 M in THF
density   0.97 g/mL at 20 °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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Cross-Coupling Guide
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides.
RIDADR 
UN 1411 3(4.3) / PGI
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
1.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-17 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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