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109-72-8 - n-Butyllithium, 2.5M in hexane, packaged in resealable septum cap bottle - L14775 - Alfa Aesar

L14775 n-Butyllithium, 2.5M in hexane, packaged in resealable septum cap bottle

CAS Number
109-72-8
Synonyms

n-Butyllithium, 2.5M in hexane, packaged in resealable septum cap bottle

MDL
MFCD00009414
EINECS
203-698-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H9Li
Formula Weight
64.06
Flash Point
-21°(-5°F)
Density
0.693
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
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

Supplied in septum cap bottle.

Bhuwalka, A.; Mike, J. F.; Intemann, J. J.; Ellern, A.; Jeffries-El, M. A versatile and efficient synthesis of bithiophene-based dicarboxaldehydes from a common synthon. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2015, 13 (36), 9462-9470.

Roemer, M.; Nijhuis, C. A. Syntheses and purification of the versatile synthons iodoferrocene and 1, 1'-diiodoferrocene. Dalton Trans. 2014, 43 (31), 11815-11818.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225-H250-H260-H304-H361-H373-H314-H318-H336-H411

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. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child. May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P231+P232-P201-P262-P273-P280-P308-P310a-P378m

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Obtain special instructions before use. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF exposed or concerned: Use for extinction: Limestone powder.

Other References

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

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