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Certificate of Analysis

Lithium carbonate, 99%

CAS: 554-13-2 MDL: MFCD00011084  EINECS: 209-062-5
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Chemical Properties

Formula: Li2CO3  Boiling point: 1310°
Formula weight: 73.90  Density: 2.11
Form: Powder Solubility: Soluble in water and dilute acids. Insoluble in alcohol
Melting point: 723° 

Literature References

Widely used, either alone, or in combination with a Li halide, for dehydrohalogenation of alkyl halides to olefins. For conversion, in DMF, of 2,2,7-tribromocycloheptanone to cycloheptatrienone, see: J. Chem. Soc. (C), 2656 (1969),1230 (1970). For examples of use in combination with LiBr in DMF, see: Bull. Soc. Chim. Fr., 366 (1958); J. Chem. Soc., Perkin 1, 806 (1973). For use in combination with LiCl in DMF, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 9, 191 (1998). For use in combination with LiF in HMPA, see: Synthesis, 279 (1977); J. Org. Chem., 51, 3407 (1986).

Other References

Merck: 14,5527
Harmonized Tariff Code:   2836.91

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H318-H315-H302-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P261-P305+P351+P338-P302+P352-P321-P405-P501A

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

CorrosiveHarmful or Irritant

Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 22-37/38-41
Harmful if swallowed. Irritating to respiratory system and skin. Risk of serious damage to eyes.
Safety Phrases: 26-36/37/39
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.