Chemical Name: n-Butyllithium
butyl-lithiu; Lithiumn-butyl; LITHIUM-1-BUTANIDE; LITHIUMBUTYL; BUTYLLITHIUM; N-BULI;
N-BUTYLLITHIUM; Butyllithium solution
CAS NO.: 109-72-8
Molecular formula: C4H9Li
Molecular Weight: 64.06
UN Code: 2445
Clear, yellow solution. Commercially available as solutions (15%, 25%, 2 M, 2.5 M, 10 M, etc.) in alkanes such as
pentane, hexanes, or heptanes.
Melting point: -95°C
Boiling Point : 80°C
Flashing point: -21°C
Density: 0.68 g/mL at 20 °C
Packing: 100L/200L plastic drum, or upon customers' request.
Usage: Organic synthesis.
Handling and Storage:
Keep away from heat, sparks, and flame. Keep away from sources of ignition. Keep container closed to prevent drying out. Keep under a nitrogen blanket. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials.
Store in a cool, dry, wel-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep away from water.
Keep away from organic halogens. Refrigerator/flammables.