In Seller’s Option
Ingot / rod / wire
All forms are packed under mineral oil. A variety of approved packages are used to accommodate the various forms and quantities ordered. Standard packaging is permissible for truck or ocean shipment.
Lot Size & Tolerance
Standard documentation, as per MMTA Consolidated Regulations, plus detailed packing list and producer’s original, or photocopy of, producers quality certificate.
Weighing & Sampling
As per MMTA Consolidated Regulations.
Reacts violently with water to give off corrosive dust and flammable hydrogen gas.
Elevated temperatures, above melting point (180.5oC/357oF), can result in spontaneous ignition in humid air.
Lithium in solid form can be handled in open atmosphere at room temperature, either coated with mineral oil or where humidity is maintained below 50%.
Safety glasses or goggles and dry rubber gloves should be worn. Dispersions or any form where spillage is possible require full protective clothing and flame resistant face shield.
Lithium metal should be stored in original unopened shipping container.