Lithium Methoxide
Formula: CH3OLi
Formula weight: 37.98
CAS NO: 865-34-9
White powder, because it is not easy to store. It is easy to volatilize and burn. It is easy to decompose from water to produce lithium hydroxide and make the solution turbid. It is toxic and should be stored in a sealed state
Usually used in organic synthesis reactions such as lipid exchange.
Stored in cool and dry warehouse; Keep away from flame and heat; Separate from oxidant and acid during storage and transportation; Handle with care, and maintain the integrity of the packaging.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Is it toxic?
A: Lithium methoxide is slightly hazardous to water. Do not allow undiluted or large quantities of product to contact ground water, water courses or sewage systems. Do not discharge material into the environment without government permits.


NO Item Specification
1 Content(CH3OLi) ≥ 99%
2 Sodium ( Na) ≤ 0.01%
3 Calcium (Ca ) ≤ 0.01%
4 Iron (Fe) ≤ 0.001%
5 Lead (Pb) ≤ 0.0005%
6 Chlorine (Cl ) ≤ 0.0005%
7 Free base (Li2CO3+LiOH, in terms of LiOH) ≤ 0.8%
8 Methanol insoluble matter ≤ 0.1%


Packaging sizes 20kg bag or drum