Lithium MetalLithium Metal (Li) is a soft white metal that easily tarnishes. Lithium metal is a strong reducing agent, water- and air-reactive. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Lithium Metal. Please review our fire rated products: CHEMLoc, DRUMLoc
Lithium Metal Storing Details
- Flammable Details: Readily ignited byand reacts with most extinguishing agents (water, carbon dioxide, carbon tetrachloride)
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards.
- Compatible Details:
- Description: Lithium is a chemical element with symbol Li and atomic number 3. It is a soft, silver-white metal belonging to the alkali metal group of chemical elements. Under standard conditions it is the lightest metal and the least dense solid element.
- Classification: CLASS 4.3
- Brand Name: n/a
Lithium Metal Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|Li||0.534 g/cm³||1615 K, 1342°C, 2448°F||n/a||6.94 g/mol||Water--Reacts||453.69 K, 180.54°C, 356.97°F|