Lithium aluminum hydride (LiAlH4) is a powerful reducing agent used in organic synthesis to reduce esters, carboxylic acids, acyl chlorides, aldehydes, epoxides, and ketones into the corresponding alcohols. It also converts amide, nitro, nitrile, imine, oxime, and azide compounds into amines.
Reactant involved in:
Dehydrogenation studied with various catalysts
Regeneration of methoxysilanes via reduction
Transition metal electrophilic hydrogen activation via heterolytic cleavage
Formation of nickel hydrogenation catalysts
Electrodeposition of Al on W-Cu substrates
packed in plastic bag, which is soluble at 45-60°C in hydrocarbons, THF and dioxane