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Sigma-Aldrich

Ethyllithium solution

0.5 M in benzene: cyclohexane

Linear Formula:
CH3CH2Li
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
36.00
Beilstein:
3587196
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

concentration

0.5 M in benzene: cyclohexane

density

0.862 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[Li]CC

InChI

1S/C2H5.Li/c1-2;/h1H2,2H3;

InChI key

BLHLJVCOVBYQQS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ethyllithium is a general organolithium reagent used in the nucleophilic addition reaction to synthesize a variety of intermediates.

Packaging

4×25, 100 mL in Sure/Seal™
The 25 mL Sure/Seal bottle is recommended as a single-use bottle. Repeated punctures will likely result in decreased performance of product.

Legal Information

Sure/Seal is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Carc. 1A - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Muta. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 1 - Water-react. 2

Target Organs

Blood

Storage Class Code

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

-17.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

-27.22 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Highly stereoselective epoxidation of O-protected 3-hydroxy-1-nitroalkenes.
Jain A, et al.
Tetrahedron, 65(40), 8362-8366 (2009)
Interaction of alkyllithium compounds with base. Complex formation between ethyllithium and triethylamine in benzene.
Brown T L, et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 86(11), 2135-2141 (1964)
Conversions of osmabenzyne and isoosmabenzene.
Zhao Q, et al.
Chemistry?A European Journal , 18(37), 11597-11603 (2012)

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