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47107 n-Butyllithium, 1.6M in hexanes, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles

CAS Number
109-72-8
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
47107-AE 100ml 41.90
47107-AP 500ml 117.00
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n-Butyllithium, 1.6M in hexanes, 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
-22°(-8°F)
Density
0.680
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Reacts with water. Soluble in diethyl ether, cyclohexane.

Applications

N-butyl lithium solution is mainly used for pharmaceutical intermediates of organic synthesis of anionic polymerization initiator and also used in synthetic rubber, essence and liquid. Commercial importance is the use of butyl lithium for the production of styrene-butadiene polymers.

Notes

Air and moisture sensitive. Handle under dry protective gas. Keep away from sunlight and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Beatriz Oelckers.; Ivonne Chavez.; Juan M. Manriquez.; Enrique Roman. On the way to delocalized organometallic polymers: triple- and quadruple-decker pentalene complexes of iron and cobalt.Organometallics. 1993, 1993 (9),3396-3397.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H250-H260-H304-H314-H335-H336-H361f-H372

Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air. In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Suspected of damaging fertility. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P222-P223-P231+P232-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P281-P302+P334-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P335+P334-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not allow contact with air. Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF ON SKIN: Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Brush off loose particles from skin. 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

Other References

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

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