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35788 16940-66-2 Sodium borohydride, 97+% Sodium tetrahydridoborate Alfa Aesar


Certificate of Analysis

Sodium borohydride, 97+%

CAS: 16940-66-2 MDL: MFCD00003518  EINECS: 241-004-4
UN#:UN1426Hazard Class:4.3Packing Group:I
Alternate Name: Sodium tetrahydridoborate


Pricing and Availability

Size ($) Price Your Price Quantity Options Availability
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Chemical Properties

Formula: NaBH4  Density: 1.074
Formula weight: 37.83  Sensitivity: Moisture Sensitive
Form: -10+40 Mesh Granules Solubility: Soluble in water, ammonia and amines. Insoluble in ether
Melting point: 400° dec. 


As a reducing agent for organic, inorganic and organometallic compounds, as a bleaching agent, in the recycling of gold and platinum metals, in organic synthesis, nonaqueous reducing agent for aldehydes, ketones, and schiff bases

Other References

Merck: 14,8592
UN#: UN1426
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2850.00

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H260-H301-H311-H330-H314-H318

In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements : P231+P232-P301+P310-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501A

Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Specific treatment is urgent (see label). Rinse mouth. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.


Risk & Safety

Risk Phrases: 15-23/24/25-34
Contact with water liberates highly flammable gases. Toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Causes burns.
Safety Phrases: 4-7/8-9-20-26-27-33-36/37/39-43-45-60
Keep away from living quarters. Keep container tightly closed and dry. Keep container in a well ventilated place. When using do not eat or drink. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible). This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.
Toxic Highly Flammable
RTECS: ED3325000