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Lithium Borohydride


Other Names:

Lithium hydroborate

Lithium tetrahydroborate






General Information:


Structure:


LiBH4


CAS Number: 16949-15-8

Molecular Weight: 21.78 g/mol

Appearance: White solid




Common Uses:


Reagent for reducing esters to alcohols





References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2016014463, page 119, (6.7 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Lithium borohydride (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Lithium borohydride (link)