C6H5Li
Lithium benzide
Phenyl lithium
PhLi
C
6
H
5
Li
1
  
 
Real, long lived, electronically neutral reagent chemical.

Gram formula weight (molecular mass) = 84.044
Boiling point = 40 °C
Density = .828 g/cm3
Purity = 1.8 mol/L
Solubility in organics = soluble


Pyrophoric. Prepared in situ from lithium and bromobenzene in diethyl ether (or THF).

Phenyl lithium
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Phenyl lithium
Benzene, substituted (generic)


Carbanion (generic)


Molecular material (generic)


Phenyl anion (generic)


Type 7 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


Type 8 Lewis acid/base complex (generic)


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