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Lithium nitrate

Lithium nitrate

Lithium nitrate is used in various applications, including:

  1. Heat Stabilizer: Lithium nitrate is employed as a heat stabilizer in some chemical reactions, particularly in situations where stability at high temperatures is crucial.
  2. Ceramics Manufacturing: In the production of ceramics, lithium nitrate is used as a coloring agent and flux (melting agent), especially in the manufacturing of glass and ceramics.
  3. Lithium-ion Batteries: Lithium nitrate is utilized in the manufacture of certain lithium-ion batteries, serving as an electrolyte. It provides ionic conductivity within the battery, enabling electrochemical reactions.
  4. Radiation Therapy: In some medical applications, lithium nitrate is used in radiation therapy. It can be employed to adjust the radiation sensitivity in medical treatments.


Transparent water solution
Loss on drying≦4.0%
Cl: ≦50ppm
SO4: ≦500ppm
Fe: ≦20ppm
Pb: ≦20ppm
Purity: ≧99.0%


Chemical Structure

Chemical Structure


CAS#: 7790-69-4


  • Heat Resistance
  • Hygroscopicity


  • Ceramics
  • Lithium-ion batteries