Agent Name

Lithium benzoate

CAS Number

553-54-8

Formula

C7-H6-O2.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Benzoic acid, lithium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; Odorless; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Has been used as a lubricant (pharmaceutical aid); [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzoic acid." See "Lithium."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li

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