Agent Name

Lithium citrate

CAS Number

919-16-4

Formula

C6-H8-O7.3Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium citrate anhydrous; Demalit; Litarex; Trilithium citrate; 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, lithium salt (1:3); 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, trilithium salt; Citric acid, trilithium salt; [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid trilithium salt; Citric acid trilithium salt; Lithonate S; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Tetrahydrate: White deliquescent solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antidepressant; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause eye irritation; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Lithium."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li

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