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13408 7550-35-8 Lithium bromide, anhydrous, 99% min Alfa Aesar


Certificate of Analysis

Lithium bromide, anhydrous, 99% min

CAS: 7550-35-8 MDL: MFCD00011077  EINECS: 231-439-8
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Chemical Properties

Formula: BrLi  Boiling point: 1265°
Formula weight: 86.85  Density: 3.464
Form: Crystalline Sensitivity: Hygroscopic
Melting point: 550° Solubility: Very soluble in water and alcohol. Soluble in methanol, acetone, and glycol. Slightly soluble in pyridine

Literature References

For use in dehydrohalogenation reactions, see Lithium carbonate, 13418. For use in the Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons olefination reaction, see Lithium chloride, A10531, and Triethyl­amine, A12646. Catalyzes the solvent-free Knoevenagel condenastion of active methylene compounds with aldehydes and ketones: J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 1, 959 (1996). Chemoselective catalyst for the dithioacetalization of aromatic and ɑß-unsaturated aldehydes under neutral conditions: Synthesis, 58 (1999). Efficient catalyst for the ring-opening of epoxides by amines at room temperature: Eur. J. Org. Chem., 3597 (2004). For a brief feature on uses in synthesis, see: Synlett, 1197 (2005).


Pharmaceuticals, air-conditioning, humectant, drying agent, batteries, low temperature heat-exchange medium

Other References

Merck: 14,5526
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2827.59

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H302-H315-H319-H317

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause an allergic skin reaction.

Precautionary Statements : P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P362-P301+P312-P501A

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Harmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 22-36/38-43
Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
Safety Phrases: 24-26-37-60
Avoid contact with skin. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves. This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
RTECS: OJ5755000