What is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?

Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is a synthesized inorganic special use chemical resulting from a reaction between lithium calcium hydroxide(Ca(OH)2) and carbonate (LiCO3).

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Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate


What is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate used for?

  • Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is used as the precursor in lithium and lithium bonded compounds manufacturing.
  • It is most commonly used in producing active cathode material for lithium-based batteries.
  • It is utilized in the production of lithium grease, which is ideal for water resistance and compatibility at varying temperatures.
  • It plays a key role in removing carbon dioxide in breathing gas purification systems used by spacecraft, rebreathers, and submarines.
  • It is used for the alkalization of reactor coolant in the corrosion control system.
  • It is used for water treatment.


What is the Chemical Formula of Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?



Is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate harmful to life?

Lithium hydroxide monohydrate is labeled as extremely corrosive. Human health is subjected to acute and chronic harm.


Where is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate found? What does Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate look like?

Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is artificially produced from lithium carbonate and calcium hydroxide. In appearance, it is white and in crystallized powder form.

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What are the Hazardous Effects of Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?

Lithium hydroxide monohydrate is a hazardous substance with acute and chronic health effects. Following are some of them:

  • Skin and eye irritation and burning from direct contact.
  • Throat and nose Irritation from inhalation.
  • Lung irritation and severe coughing.
  • Pulmonary edema
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Bronchitis From repeated exposure.
  • Cancer and reproductive hazards risk.


What precautionary measures are necessary to handle Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?

  • Local exhaust and ventilation systems must be operational when dealing with this chemical.
  • Respirators should be used if there is no ventilation.
  • Handlers must wear standard clothing: protective gloves, goggles, and masks.
  • Operations must be isolated.
  • Handlers should shift the chemical to process containers.
  • Contaminated clothing should be changed immediately and laundered.
  • Installing eyewash fountains for emergencies.


What will happen if Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is heated?

Heating this chemical will result in losing the crystalline water and forming an anhydride.


Is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate a soluble compound?

Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is highly soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohols.


Where can I buy Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?

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How much does Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate cost?

Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is sold at Camachem for $1000 per 1000kg (FOB Cost). This rate can change with different industry variables like market status, raw material supply, and cost, etc.


What is the PH of Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate?

The pH is 12 pH.


Is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate an Electrolyte compound?

Yes, it produces Li+ and OH- in water. It is an electrolyte.


Can Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate go down the drain?

No, standard guidelines must be observed during the disposal of this chemical.


Is Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate Acidic or Basic?

Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate is a strong base.


What is the difference between Lithium Hydroxide Monohydrate and Lithium Carbonate?

The main distinctive difference/advantage lithium hydroxide has over lithium carbonate is that it has a lower decomposition temperature. This makes battery cathodes production a more sustainable process, and the finished product has a longer life. This is the primary reason why Electric Vehicles (EVs) prefer lithium hydroxide.