Butyllithium (C4H9Li) is a colorless liquid that is unstable. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Butyllithium. Please review our fire rated products: Fire-rated, FIRELoc, DRUMLoc

Butyllithium Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point -21°C
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Requires flammable storage facility.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: n-Butyllithium is an organolithium reagent. It is widely used as a polymerization initiator in the production of elastomers such as polybutadiene or styrene-butadiene-styrene.
  • Classification: CLASS 4.2
  • Brand Name: n/a

Butyllithium Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C4H9Li 680.00 kg/m³ 60°C-80°C butyllithium, tetra-_3-butyl-tetralithium 64.06 g/mol n/a -104.8°F (-76°C)

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