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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.
Supplied in septum cap bottle.
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Hazard Statements: H225-H250-H260-H314-H318-H361-H336-H373-H304
Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Catches fire spontaneously if exposed to air. 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: P210-P231+P232-P201-P262-P273-P280
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.