Lithium hydroxide

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Description

A caustic white crystalline powder. Lithium hydroxide is used in photographic developing solutions. It is also used as a sorbent for carbon dioxide especially in spacesuits. Lithium hydroxide in used the in manufacture of alkyd resins and for the production of other lithium salts.

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in ethanol.

Composition LiOH
CAS 1310-65-2
Melting Point 471
Density 2.54
Molecular Weight mol. wt. = 23.95
Boiling Point 924 (dec)

Hazards and Safety

Corrosive to skin, eyes and membranes. Inhalation and ingestion may be toxic.

LINK: International Chemical Safety Card