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41248 n-Butyllithium, 2.2M in hexane, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles

CAS Number
109-72-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
41248-JP 0.05mole 24.00
41248-JR 0.2mole 42.80
41248-JT 0.5mole 58.00
41248-3Y *4x0.5mole 128.00
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n-Butyllithium, 2.2M in hexane, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles

MDL
MFCD00009414
EINECS
203-698-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H9Li
Formula Weight
64.06
Form
Liquid
Flash Point
-21°(-7°F)
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether and cyclohexane.

Applications

n-Butyllithium is used as a polymerization initiator in the production of elastomers like polybutadiene and styrene- butadiene- styrene. As a strong base, it is utilized in the synthesis of organic compounds. It undergoes thermal decomposition to prepare 1-butene.

Notes

Air and moisture sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with acids, water, alcohols, oxidizing agents, chlorine, fluorine and perchlorates.

Literature References

Sun, D.; Fu, Q.; Ren, Z.; Li, H.; Ma, D.; Yan, S. Synthesis of well-defined poly (phenylcarbazole-alt-triphenylphosphine oxide) siloxane as a bipolar host material for solution-processed deep blue phosphorescent devices. Polym. Chem. 2014, 5 (1), 220-226.

Hu, C.; Wu, Z.; Cao, K.; Sun, B.; Zhang, Q. Synthesis and photovoltaic properties of new conjugated polymers based on di (2-furyl) thiazolo [5, 4-d] thiazole and benzo [1, 2-b: 4, 5-b'] dithiophene. Polymer 2013, 54 (3), 1098-1105.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H250-H252-H260-H314-H318-H361-H336-H373-H304

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air. Self-heating in large quantities; may catch fire. In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.

Precautionary Statements: P223-P301+P310a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P422a-P501a

Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor 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.

Other References

Beilstein
1209227
Hazard Class
4.2
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2931.90
TSCA
Yes

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