A vial technique was developed for the synthesis of formaldehyde-14C from14CO2 in an ether solution of lithium aluminium hydride. The yield of formaldehyde (40–50%) was achieved by optimization of the reaction parameters.
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Mlinkó, S., Szammer, J. Study on the production of formaldehyde-14C by direct reduction of14CO2 with LiAlH4 . Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Letters 176, 491–496 (1993). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02177685
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