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Alfa Aesar™ tert-Butyllithium, nominally 1.5M in n-pentane

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyllithium
CAS 594-19-4
Linear Formula (CH3)3CLi
Formula Weight 64.06
MDL Number MFCD00008795
UN Number UN3394
Beilstein 3587204
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Description & Specifications


Formula Weight 64.06
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Physical Form Liquid
Color Colorless to pale yellow
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.2; Packaging Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, PYROPHORIC, WATER-REACTIVE
UN Number UN3394
Linear Formula (CH3)3CLi
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
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.
Store contents under inert gas.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Density 0.652g/mL
MDL Number MFCD00008795
Concentration Nominally 1.5M in n-pentane
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air.
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Self-heating in large quantities
may catch fire.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness.
Chemical Name or Material tert-Butyllithium
Beilstein 3587204
Quantity 250mL
Sensitivity Air & Moisture Sensitive
CAS 594-19-4