Lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate

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99.995% trace metals basis

Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid lithium salt, LiTf, Lithium triflate
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99.995% trace metals basis



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≤60  ppm Trace Metal Analysis


>300 °C (lit.)

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Lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate is a class of electrolytic materials that can be used in the fabrication of lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries consist of anode, cathode, and electrolyte with a charge-discharge cycle. These materials enable the formation of greener and sustainable batteries for electrical energy storage.


LiOTf can be used for a variety of applications such as:
  • a polymeric layer for light-emitting electrochemical cells
  • an electrolyte for lithium-ion batteries
  • a recyclable catalyst for acetylation of alcohols and diacetylation of aldehydes
  • a separator for supercapacitors


5, 25 g in poly bottle


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Respiratory system

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Hu, Q.; Osswald, S.; Daniel, R.; Zhu, Y.; Wesel, S.; Ortiz, L.; Sadoway, D.R.
Journal of Power Sources, 196, 5604-5604 (2011)
Soo, P.P.; Huang, B.; Jang, Y.-I.; Chiang, Y.-M.; Sadoway, D.R.; Mayes, A.M.
Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 146, 32-32 (1999)
Lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate (LiOTf) as a recyclable catalyst for highly efficient acetylation of alcohols and diacetylation of aldehydes under mild and neutral reaction conditions
Karimi B and Maleki J
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 68(12), 4951-4954 (2003)
Development of all-solid-state mediator-enhanced supercapacitors with polyvinylidene fluoride/lithium trifluoromethanesulfonate separators
Zhou J, et al.
Journal of Power Sources, 196(23), 10479-10483 (2011)
Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells: Doping, luminescence, and mobility
Edman L, et al.
Physical Review. B, Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 70(11), 115212-115212 (2004)
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