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Alfa Aesar™ Lithium fluoride, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Lithium fluoride
CAS 7789-24-4
Molecular Formula LiF
Formula Weight 25.94
MDL Number MFCD00011090
UN Number UN3288
Merck Index 14,5531
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AAA116320E

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A116320E
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 25.94
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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.
Boiling Point 1680°C
UN Number UN3288
Assay ≥98%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
CAS 7789-24-4
Odor Odorless
Quantity 2500g
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point 845°C
RTECS Number OJ6125000
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Merck Index 14,5531
Health Hazard 1 Danger
MDL Number MFCD00011090
Molecular Formula LiF
Chemical Name or Material Lithium fluoride

Applications
Lithium fluoride is widely used in many fields. It is used in the soldering progress for glass lining as a cosolvent. It finds application as an additive of aluminum electrolysis and rare earth electrolysis as a crystal in X-ray spectrometry. It is also used in specialized UV optics due to its large band gap and transparency to short wave length ultraviolet radiation. It is involved to record ionizing radiation exposure from gamma rays, beta particles and neutrons in thermoluminescent dosimeters. In nuclear reactors, lithium fluoride is mixed with beryllium fluoride to form a base solvent, which is used in molten-salt reactor experiment (MSRE). Additionally, it is useful as a coupling layer to enhance electron injection in polymer light-emitting diodes (PLED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED).

Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrogen fluoride. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with aqueous solutions, strong acids and strong oxidizing agents. Hydrolyzes in the presence of water to form hydrofluoric acid which attacks glass.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
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
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.