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13406 Lithium fluoride, 98.5%

CAS Number
7789-24-4
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
13406-18 50g 24.80
13406-30 250g 52.50
13406-A1 1kg 150.00
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Lithium fluoride, 98.5%

MDL
MFCD00011090
EINECS
232-152-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
LiF
Formula Weight
25.94
Form
-325 Mesh Powder
Melting point
845°
Boiling Point
1680°
Density
2.635
Refractive Index
1.3915
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and in acids. Soluble in hydrofluoric acid. Insoluble in alcohol.

Applications

In vitreous enamels and glazes, as flux in soldering and welding aluminum, infrared spectrophotometersUsed in specialized UV optics. Also used as a crystal in X-ray spectrometry. Widely employed in PLED (Polymer Light Emitting Diodes) and OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) as a coupling layer to enhance electron injection. Found in liquid-fluoride nuclear reactors. Used to record ionizing radiation in thermoluminescent dosimeters. Component of molten salts.

Notes

Volatizes at 1100-1200°Chemically stable compound. Non-hygroscopic in nature.

Literature References

Faenov, A.; Matsubayashi, M.; Pikuz, T.; Fukuda, Y.; Kando, M.; Yasuda, R.; Likura, H.; Nojima, T.; Sakai, T.; Shiozawa, M.; Kato, Y. Lithium Fluoride Crystal as a Novel High Dynamic Neutron Imaging Detector with Microns Scale Spatial Resolution. Phys. Status Solidi C 2012, 9 (12), 2231-2234.

Gheribi, A. E.; Corradini, D.; Dewan, L.; Chartrand, P.; Simon, C.; Madden, P. A.; Salanne, M. Prediction of the Thermophysical Properties of Molten Salt Fast Reactor Fuel from First-Principles. Mol. Phys. 2014, 112 (9-10), 1305-1312.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H335

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P310-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5531
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OJ6125000

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