Lithium molybdate

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Lithium molybdate
Identifiers
13568-40-6 YesY
ChemSpider 3346702 YesY
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PubChem 6093689
Properties
Li2MoO4
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
Hazards
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.

Uses[edit]

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.

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