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42930 Lithium isopropoxide, 99.9% (metals basis)

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42930-04 2g 59.00
42930-09 10g 245.00
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Lithium isopropoxide, 99.9% (metals basis)


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Powder, Packaged under argon
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Reacts with water.


It is an important raw material and intermediate used in organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and dyestuff.


Air and Moisture Sensitive, store away from water/moisture. Store under dry inert gas. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Brian M. Wiers; Maw-Lin Foo; Nitash P. Balsara; and Jeffrey R. Long. A Solid Lithium Electrolyte via Addition of Lithium Isopropoxide to a Metal-Organic Framework with Open Metal Sites. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133(37), 14522-14525.

E.C. Ashby; Anil B. Goel; John N. Argyropoulos. Evidence supporting a single electron transfer pathway in the reduction of aromatic ketones by metal alkoxides. Lithium isopropoxide, an excellent reducing agent for aromatic ketones. Tetrahedron Letters. 1982, 23(22), 2273-2276.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228-H314-H500

Flammable solid. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P210-P240-P241-P260-P264b-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling 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. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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