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Lithium Aluminum Hydride

Product NameLithium Aluminum Hydride

CAS16853-85-3

MFLiAlH4

MW37.954298

EINECS240-877-9

MOL File16853-85-3.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point 125 °C (dec.)(lit.)
Boiling point 0°C
Density  0.97 g/mL at 20 °C
Flash point 99 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
form  tablets (~0.5 g each)
Specific Gravity 0.917
color  White to light gray
Odor Odorless solid
Water Solubility  Reacts
Sensitive  Air & Moisture Sensitive
Hydrolytic Sensitivity 8: reacts rapidly with moisture, water, protic solvents
Merck  14,350
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 2 mg(Al)/m3 (ACGIH).
Stability Stable. Reacts violently with water, liberating hydrogen. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alcohols, acids.
CAS DataBase Reference 16853-85-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Lithium tetrahydroaluminate(16853-85-3)
EPA Substance Registry System Lithium aluminum hydride (16853-85-3)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,C,Xi,Xn,F+,T
Risk Statements  15-34-14/15-11-36/37-19-40-10-67-66-22-12-35-37-65-48/20-63-36/38-61-60
Safety Statements  43-7/8-6A-45-43B-36/37/39-33-26-16-24/25-27-29-62-53
RIDADR  UN 3399 4.3/PG 1
WGK Germany  2
RTECS  BD0100000
10-21
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  2850 00 20
HazardClass  4.3
PackingGroup  I
Hazardous Substances Data 16853-85-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity TLV-TWA (ACGIH) 2 mg (Al)/m3

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