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Sigma-Aldrich

n-Butyllithium solution

2.7 M in heptane

Synonym(s):
Butyl lithium, Lithium-1-butanide, Butyllithium solution, n-BuLi
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3Li
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
64.06
Beilstein:
1209227
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

form

liquid

Quality Level

shelf life

limited shelf life

concentration

2.7 M in heptane

color

yellow

density

0.71 g/mL at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[Li]CCCC

InChI

1S/C4H9.Li/c1-3-4-2;/h1,3-4H2,2H3;

InChI key

MZRVEZGGRBJDDB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

n-Butyllithium is a strong nucleophile in the synthetic organic chemistry. It is also used as an initiator in the polymerization process.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in Sure/Seal™

Caution

a precipitate of lithium hydride can form on longer storage

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Asp. Tox. 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT SE 3 - Water-react. 1

Target Organs

Central nervous system

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

4.2 - Pyrophoric and self-heating hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

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