Alfa Aesar™ Lithium fluoride, 98+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11632.0E

UNSPSC: 12141803

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 7789-24-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 2500g

Product Code. 11444733

Quantity Price
1 £ 179.03 / 2500g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 10-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Lithium fluoride
CAS 7789-24-4
Molecular Formula LiF
Formula Weight 25.94
MDL Number MFCD00011090
UN Number UN3288
Merck Index 14,5531

Specification

Formula Weight 25.94
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Assay ≥98%
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
Boiling Point 1680°C
UN Number UN3288
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
RTECS Number OJ6125000
Odor Odorless
Quantity 2500g
CAS 7789-24-4
TSCA TSCA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
MDL Number MFCD00011090
Melting Point 845°C
Merck Index 14,5531
Molecular Formula LiF
Chemical Name or Material Lithium fluoride

Applications
Lithium fluoride is widely used in many fields. It is used in the soldering progress for glass lining as a cosolvent. It finds application as an additive of aluminum electrolysis and rare earth electrolysis as a crystal in X-ray spectrometry. It is also used in specialized UV optics due to its large band gap and transparency to short wave length ultraviolet radiation. It is involved to record ionizing radiation exposure from gamma rays, beta particles and neutrons in thermoluminescent dosimeters. In nuclear reactors, lithium fluoride is mixed with beryllium fluoride to form a base solvent, which is used in molten-salt reactor experiment (MSRE). Additionally, it is useful as a coupling layer to enhance electron injection in polymer light-emitting diodes (PLED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED).

Solubility
Soluble in water and hydrogen fluoride. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with aqueous solutions, strong acids and strong oxidizing agents. Hydrolyzes in the presence of water to form hydrofluoric acid which attacks glass.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.