Li<sub>2</sub>S, Lithium Sulfide Powder, 99.9% Purity, Pass 200 Mesh,  MSE Supplies

Li2S, Lithium Sulfide Powder, 99.9% Purity, Pass 200 Mesh

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Lithium Sulfide Powder, Li2S

Lithium sulfide is an important precursor material for synthesizing sulfide solid state electrolyte materials, such as LPS, LGPS, Argyrodite type Li6PS5Cl, which are commercially available for sale at MSE Supplies. Shop solid electrolyte materials now.  Li2S powder is also used in Lithium-Sulfur (Li-S) batteries. 

Premium Quality and Best Value Guarantee: High purity Li2S powders supplied by MSE Supplies have premium quality and yet at much lower costs than prices listed by re-sellers such as Sigma Aldrich. Customers save more than 50% when ordering Li2S powders from MSE Supplies. The quality and performance of our Li2S powder has been validated by well known companies such as Ampcera Inc., which is an innovator in the synthesis of high performance sulfide-based solid state electrolyte materials for solid state batteries. 

For bulk orders, please contact us for discounted pricing. Our supply capacity is more than 100 kg. 

CAS# 12136-58-2

Product Properties

Product Numbers: PO0176 (50 g), PO0130 (100 g)

Formula: Li2S

Purity: >99.9% (trace metal basis)

Formula weight: 45.95 g/cm3

Appearance: White to off-white powder

Particle size: pass 200 Mesh Powder (less than 75 microns)

Melting point: 900-975 degree C

Density: 1.66 g/cm3

Sensitivity: Moisture sensitive

Solubility: soluble in water and ethanol

Shipping and handling: This material is classified as a hazmat and requires special packaging and shipping to comply with  regulatory requirements. Please contact us for specific details with shipping and handling. 


Aluminum <200 ppm

Calcium <200 ppm

Iron <75 ppm

Potassium <100 ppm

Sodium <100 ppm

Silicon <100 ppm


Jonathan Lau Ryan H. DeBlock Danielle M. Butts David S. Ashby Christopher S. Choi Bruce S. Dunn, Sulfide Solid Electrolytes for Lithium Battery Applications, Adv. Energy Mater. 2018, 8, 1800933. (free download of paper)

Yoonkook Son, Jung-Soo Lee, Yeonguk Son, Ji-Hyun Jang, Jaephil Cho, Recent Advances in Lithium Sulfide Cathode Materials and Their Use in Lithium Sulfur Batteries. Advanced Energy Materials, Volume 5, Issue 16, August 19, 2015.

Wang, C.; Wang, X.; Yang, Y.; Kushima, A.; Chen, J.; Huang, Y.; Li, J. Slurryless Li2S/Reduced Graphene Oxide Cathode Paper for High-Performance Lithium Sulfur Battery. Nano Lett. 2015,15 (3), 1796-1802.

Yang, Z.; Guo, J.; Das, S. K.; Yu, Y.; Zhou, Z.; Abru, H. D.; Archer, L. A. In Situ Synthesis of Lithium Sulfide-Carbon Composites as Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries. J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1 (4), 1433-1440.