Agent Name

Lithium aluminum deuteride

CAS Number

14128-54-2

Formula

Al-D4.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium tetradeuteridoaluminate; [ChemIDplus] Deuterated LAH; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] Deuterated lithium aluminum hydride; UN1410

Category

Metal Hydrides

Description

Grey powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving flammable gases that may spontaneously ignite; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion; Targets the kidney, liver, and CNS; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Lithium aluminum hydride." See "Deuterium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Lithium aluminum hydride."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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