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butyllithium


Reaction thermochemistry data

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Data compiled as indicated in comments:
MS - José A. Martinho Simões
ALS - Hussein Y. Afeefy, Joel F. Liebman, and Stephen E. Stein

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Individual Reactions

Hydrogen bromide (g) + C4H9Li (l) = Butane (l) + Lithium bromide (cr)

By formula: HBr (g) + C4H9Li (l) = C4H10 (l) + BrLi (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-84.30 ± 0.48kcal/molRSCHolm, 1974Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977. The reaction enthalpy was quoted from Pedley and Rylance, 1977. See Liebman, Martinho Simões, et al., 1995 for comments; MS

C4H9Li (l) + Water (g) = Butane (g) + HLiO (cr)

By formula: C4H9Li (l) + H2O (g) = C4H10 (g) + HLiO (cr)

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-57.41 ± 0.69kcal/molRSCFowell and Mortimer, 1961Please also see Pedley and Rylance, 1977 and Cox and Pilcher, 1970.; MS

Benzene, (bromomethyl)- + C4H9Li = Benzene, pentyl- + Lithium bromide

By formula: C7H7Br + C4H9Li = C11H16 + BrLi

Quantity Value Units Method Reference Comment
Deltar-80.8 ± 2.6kcal/molCmFowell and Mortimer, 1961, 2liquid phase; ALS

References

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Data compilation copyright by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on behalf of the U.S.A. All rights reserved.

Holm, 1974
Holm, T., J. Organometal. Chem., 1974, 77, 27. [all data]

Pedley and Rylance, 1977
Pedley, J.B.; Rylance, J., Computer Analysed Thermochemical Data: Organic and Organometallic Compounds, University of Sussex, Brigton, 1977. [all data]

Liebman, Martinho Simões, et al., 1995
Liebman, J.F.; Martinho Simões, J.A.; Slayden, S.W., In Lithium Chemistry: A Theoretical and Experimental Overview Wiley: New York, Sapse, A.-M.; Schleyer, P. von Ragué, ed(s)., 1995. [all data]

Fowell and Mortimer, 1961
Fowell, P.A.; Mortimer, C.T., J. Chem. Soc., 1961, 3793.. [all data]

Cox and Pilcher, 1970
Cox, J.D.; Pilcher, G., Thermochemistry of Organic and Organometallic Compounds in Academic Press, New York, 1970. [all data]

Fowell and Mortimer, 1961, 2
Fowell, P.A.; Mortimer, C.T., 735. Heats of formation and bond energies. Part V. n-Butyl-lithium, J. Chem. Soc., 1961, 3793-3796. [all data]


Notes

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