What is Lithium Chloride?

Lithium chloride is an anhydrous metal salt that has a positive Lithium-ion. It is a special use chemical with versatile applications.

Lithium Chloride for sale at Camachem

Lithium Chloride


What is Lithium Chloride used for?

  • Lithium chloride is commonly used as the primary substance to make Lithium metal via electrolysis of Lithium Chloride and Potassium Chloride at high temperatures.
  • It is used as a desiccant in air dehumidifiers.
  • It is used in aluminum brazing flux.
  • The lithium part of the salt gives the red color in pyrotechnics.
  • It is used as an antimaniac to treat bipolar disorder and other mania-related conditions.
  • It is used in the production of synthetic fibers, chitin, and insecticides.
  • It is utilized as a primary material in lithium-based batteries and solar cells.
  • It protects honeybee colonies from varroa destructors with acaricidal properties.
  • Its molten form is used in the production of graphene, carbon nanotubes, and lithium niobite.


What is the Chemical Formula of Lithium Chloride?



Is Lithium Chloride harmful to life?

Inhaling or swallowing lithium chloride has acute toxicity level effects on human health. Skin and eye contact can lead to severe irritation.


Where is Lithium Chloride found? What does Lithium Chloride look like?

Lithium Chloride is not naturally occurring in metal form, but almost every igneous rock and mineral water spring has it. Commercially, it is produced from the chemical reaction of  Lithium carbonate and hydrochloric acid.

In terms of appearance, lithium chloride is a colorless crystal powder.

Industrial level Lithium Chloride for sale at Camachem

Lithium Chloride at Camachem


What are the Hazardous Effects of Lithium Chloride?

  • Lithium Chloride is classified as having acute toxicity if swallowed or inhaled. It affects the central nervous system and targets several organs.
  • It causes serious eye damage or irritation.
  • It is hazardous to aquatic life in the long term.
  • It damages the ozone layer.


What are precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Lithium Chloride?

  • Dust dispersion must be observed together with strict hygiene to prevent exposure.
  • The site must have an exhaust and ventilation system to avoid inhaling issues.
  • Handlers must use protective gloves and goggles to protect their skin and eyes.
  • Handlers must not have edibles while working.
  • Handlers must not smoke on the worksite.


What will happen if Lithium Chloride is heated?

Heating lithium chloride to decomposition results in toxic chloride fumes.


Is Lithium Chloride a soluble compound?

Yes, the compound is highly soluble.


Where can I buy Lithium Chloride?

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Packaged Lithium Chloride at Camachem 

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How much does Lithium Chloride cost?

Lithium Chloride for sale at Camachem has a FOB price of $1000/ton. The rate per ton may vary with changing market conditions and the cost of raw materials and services.


What is the PH of Lithium Chloride?

The pH of this compound is 7 (neutral).


Is Lithium Chloride an Electrolyte compound?

Yes, it is a strong electrolyte.


Can Lithium Chloride go down the drain?

Yes, it is safe to go down the drain.


Is Lithium Chloride Acidic or Basic?

Lithium Chloride stays neutral with a pH of 7.


How are Lithium Chloride and Strontium Chloride different?

  • Lithium Chloride’s cation has a +1 oxidization state compared to +2 oxidization state of strontium chloride.
  • Strontium chloride has much more intense color in the flame test.
  • Lithium Chloride is used in psychiatric medication, and Strontium chloride is used in fireworks for red color.