n-Butyllithium CAS 109-72-8

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Name: n-Butyllithium

Cas: 109-72-8

Purity: 99%min


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CAS No:109-72-8
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n-Butyllithium is a chemical compound with the formula C4H9Li. This colorless, water-soluble liquid is used as a strong base in organic synthesis. The chemical was discovered in 1883 by German chemist Karl Butyler and was the first organolithium compound to be synthesized.

It has a density of 0.78 g/mL in water, and it melts at -62°C. It is soluble in benzene, ethers, chloroform, and acetone, insoluble in hexane and petroleum ether.

N-Butyllithium is used in organic synthesis as an organolithium reagent and as a catalyst for polymerization reactions. It is also used as a reducing agent in analytical chemistry and electrochemistry, such as in the determination of the amount of water present in alcohols after hydrolysis of esters.

In chemical laboratories, organometallic reagents are common reagents, and organolithium reagents, which are widely used in organic synthesis, are one of the representatives. Organolithium reagents are often corrosive and flammable, and are prone to violent reactions and even rapid combustion and explosion in contact with water and oxygen. Most of the laboratories using them have formulated extremely strict safety operation rules.

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Application of n-butyllithium in the pharmaceutical industry

  • n-Butyllithium is a chemical compound that is used for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, pesticides and other organic compounds.
  • The application of n-butyllithium in the pharmaceutical industry has been increasing over time due to its use as a cheaper alternative to Grignard reagents.
  • The butyllithium option is mainly utilized as an anionic polymerization initiator in the organic reaction synthesis of pharmaceutical intermediates, as well as is also utilized in synthetic rubber, taste synthesis, fluid crystal products as well as various other sectors as well as areas.

n-butyllithium used as initiator and other reagents

  • A solution of n-butyllithium can be used to initiate the polymerization of a wide range of monomers and can be applied to a variety of reactions that require initiation with a strong base.
  • N-Butyllithium is a chemical compound that is used in organic chemistry to create organometallic compounds.
  • N Butyl lithium is a highly reactive and flammable material. It can be stored as a solution, but it will react with air and water, so it must be handled with care.
  • Butyllithium is a chemical compound with the formula C4H9Li. It is a colorless, volatile liquid that has been used as an additive in some jet fuels and as a reagent in organic synthesis. More recently, it has been used as a source of lithium radicals in organic chemistry and polymer chemistry, typically via reaction with alpha-halocarbons such as but a-1,3-dienes.
  • N-Butyllithium is widely used in the production of pesticides, pharmaceuticals and plastics. It also has many other uses in the fields of biochemistry, materials science, and medicine.

Catalysts for organic reactions are widely used in organic catalytic reactions in pharmaceutical intermediates, liquid crystal monomers, pesticides and rubber industries.

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