LiOH Solution

Scott McMahan mcmahan at oncology.wisc.edu
Tue May 21 20:08:20 EST 1996


In article <4nsj2v$1eup at ren.chem.rpi.edu>, farrid at ren.chem.rpi.edu (Dinah
Thiers Farrington) wrote:

> Dear Readers,
> 
>      I am trying to make a solution of LiOH in water.  Getting this
> material into solution is a real problem for me.  I am just making a 1 M
> solution, which is well within the published solubility limit but some
> of the solid just won't go into solution (despite stirring over 6
> hours). as anyone ever encountered this problem with Li solutions? Any
> advice or answers would be appreciated!
>                                     Thank you,
>                                     Dinah Farrington

What you think is (and was at some time) is no longer LiOH.  Get a fresh
stock, and it should go in at about 4.5 M.  At least that is what I had to
do when I had the same problem.

-- 
                                         Scott McMahan
                                         mcmahan at oncology.wisc.edu



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