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398195 Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium tert-butoxide solution

1.0 M in THF

  • CAS Number 1907-33-1

  • Linear Formula (CH3)3COLi

  • Molecular Weight 80.05

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3620018

  •  MDL number MFCD00050479

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24864726



Related Categories Acids & Bases, Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Lithium, Materials Science,
form   liquid
concentration   1.0 M in THF
bp   67 °C
density   0.888 g/mL at 25 °C



Lithium tert-butoxide solution is generally used as a strong base in organic synthesis.
It can be used:
• For the synthesis of lithium modified silica nano-particles for conductive gel electrolytes.
• As a catalyst for ring-opening polymerization of lactides.
• As a lithium precursor for the synthesis of LiV3O8 nanoparticles by flame spray pyrolysis.


50, 250 mL in Sure/Seal™

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
May form explosive peroxides., Reacts violently with water.
UN 2924 8(3) / PGII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
-2.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
-19 °C


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