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212792 Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium aluminum hydride solution

1.0 M in diethyl ether

Synonym: LAH, Lithium alanate, Lithium tetrahydroaluminate

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Properties

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concentration   1.0 M in diethyl ether
density   0.716 g/mL at 25 °C
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Li+].[AlH4-]
InChI   1S/Al.Li.4H/q-1;+1;;;;
InChI key   OCZDCIYGECBNKL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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

Packaging

100, 800 mL in Sure/Seal™

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Target organs 
Central nervous system
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH019
RIDADR 
UN 1411 3(4.3) / PGI
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
1.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
-17 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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