Lithium Metal

Lithium 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

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