Synonym: Lithium hydroborate, Lithium tetrahydroborate
CAS Number 16949-15-8 | MDL Number MFCD00011088 | EC Number 241-021-7
Lithium borohydride is a strong reducing agent. In mixtures of methanol and diethyl ether, it is able to reduce esters to alcohols and primary amides to amines. Due to its higher chemoselectivity, the usage of this product is particularly advantageous in some preparations. LiBH4 is commonly used to reduce aldehydes, ketones esters, lactones, and epoxides. One more application of this product is the preparation of other borohydrides. See links below
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|Precautionary statements||P223-P231 + P232-P260-P261-P264-P270-P271-P280-P301 + P310-P301 + P330 + P331-P302 + P352-P303 + P361 + P353-P304 + P340-P305 + P351 + P338-P310-P335 + P334-P361-P363-P370 + P378|
|Transport description||Lithium borohydride|
|In TSCA registry||Yes|
First Aid Measures
|General advice||Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of the dangerous area.|
|Eye contact||Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.|
|Skin contact||Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.|
|Inhalation||If breathed in, move person into the fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.|
|If swallowed||Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.|
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External identifiers for Lithium hydroborate
|IUPAC Name||lithium boranuide|
Known applications and external links
- Barrett, Anthony G.M. (1991). “Reduction of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives to Alcohols, Ethers and Amines”. In Trost, Barry; Fleming, Ian; Schreiber, Stuart (eds.). Reduction: Selectivity, Strategy & Efficiency in Modern Organic Chemistry (1st ed.). Newyork: Pergamon Press. p. 244.
- Ookawa, Atsuhiro; Soai, Kenso (1986). “Mixed solvents containing methanol as useful reaction media for unique chemoselective reductions within lithium borohydride”. The Journal of Organic Chemistry. 51 (21): 4000–4005.
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