Chemical Entity Data Page

CH3Li
LiCH3
Lithium methanide in diethyl ether
Methyl lithium in diethyl ether
C
1
H
3
Li
1
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 21.975
Boiling point = 35 °C
Density = .732 g/cm3
Purity = 1.4 mol/L
Solubility in organics = soluble


Available as a solution in diethyl ether. Highly flammable: sparks on contact with air.
Wikipedia Page:

Methyl lithium in diethyl ether
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Methyl lithium in diethyl ether
Alkyl lithium (generic)


Carbanion (generic)


Homogeneous mixture (generic)


Methyl group (generic)


Type 7 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


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