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Lithium aluminum hydride, 95% min, Alfa Aesar™

Reducing agent for pharmaceuticals, perfumes, and fine organic chemicals; source of hydrogen, propellant, and catalyst in polymerizations

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Lithium aluminum hydride
CAS 16853-85-3
Molecular Formula LiAlH4
Formula Weight 37.95g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011075
UN Number UN1410
Merck Index 14,349
Synonym LAH; Lithium tetrahydridoaluminate
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 0.917
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Air and Moisture Sensitive
Color White to Gray
Melting Point >125°C (dec.)
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Lithium aluminum hydride
CAS 16853-85-3
Physical Form Powder
Assay ≥95%
Molecular Formula LiAlH4
Formula Weight 37.95g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00011075
UN Number UN1410
Merck Index 14,349
Synonym LAH; Lithium tetrahydridoaluminate
Solubility Information Decomposes in water. Soluble in ether
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H260-H301-H314-H318;
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a;
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: LITHIUM ALUMINUM HYDRIDE
RTECS Number BD0100000
TSCA TSCA
Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a;
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H260-H301-H314-H318;
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.