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41832 Lithium oxide, 99.5% (metals basis)

CAS Number
12057-24-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
41832-09 10g 55.60
41832-18 50g 232.00
41832-30 250g 1056.00
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Lithium oxide, 99.5% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00016183
EINECS
235-019-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
Li2O
Formula Weight
29.88
Form
-100 Mesh Powder
Melting point
1427°
Density
2.013
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

Ceramics and special glass formulations, carbon dioxide absorbent.Lithium oxide is used as a flux in ceramic glazes, co-dopant with yttria in the zirconia ceramic top coat and as the cathode in the lithium ion batteries, which is used in power electronic devices like mobile phones, laptop computers and battery-powered cars. It is also used to prepare lithium hydroxide and lithium metal by electrolysis.

Notes

Readily absorbs carbon dioxide and water from air.Hygroscopic. Air and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids, water and carbon dioxide.

Literature References

Gallo, L. S. A.; Mosca, T. D. M.; Teider, B. H.; Polyakova, I.; Rodrigues, A. C. M.; Zanotto, E. D.; Fokin, V. M. Effects of lithium oxide on the crystallization kinetics of Na2O· 2CaO· 3SiO2 glass. J. Non-Cryst. Solids 2015, 408, 102-114.

Jamil, S. M.; Othman, M. H. D.; Rahman, M. A.; Jaafar, J.; Ismail, A. F.; Mohamed, M. A. Role of lithium oxide as a sintering aid for a CGO electrolyte fabricated via a phase inversion technique. RSC Adv. 2015, 5 (72), 58154-58162.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5538
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.20
TSCA
Yes

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