Lithium molybdate

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Lithium molybdate
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PubChem 6093689
Molar mass 173.82 g/mol
Appearance white odorless powder
hygroscopic or transparent crystal
Density 3.07 g/cm3 (pure crystal), 2.66 g/cm3 (hydrated crystal)
Melting point 705 °C (1,301 °F; 978 K)
very soluble
not listed
NFPA 704
Flammability code 0: Will not burn. E.g., water Health code 3: Short exposure could cause serious temporary or residual injury. E.g., chlorine gas Reactivity code 1: Normally stable, but can become unstable at elevated temperatures and pressures. E.g., calcium Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Related compounds
Other cations
sodium molybdate
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Lithium molybdate (Li2MoO4) is a chemical compound. It is mainly used as an inhibitor in some types of industrial air conditioning.


Lithium molybdate is used as corrosion inhibitor in LiBr (Lithium bromide) absorption chiller for industrial central air conditioning. It is manufactured and shipped as either a colorless, transparent fluid or a white crystal powder. In either state it not classified as a hazardous material.