Agent Name

Lithium diethylamide

CAS Number

816-43-3

Formula

C4-H11-N.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN3393

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts with water evolving flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Lithium diisopropylamide."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, solid, pyrophoric, water-reactive."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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