Lithium-tri-(tert-butoxy)-Aluminum Hydride, typ. 30 % solution in THF (typ. 1.1 M)
Reduction of acid chlorides to aldehydes. Stereoselective reductions of carbocyclic and steroid ketones. Reduction of aldehydes and ketones, leaving unaffected halogen-, ester-, lactone, amide-, nitrile-, nitro- and/or epoxy-groups as well as carbon and carbon multiple bonds.