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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 : H301-H311-H331-H314-H318-H261

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. In contact with water releases flammable gas.

Precautionary Statements : P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310-P370+P378I-P402+P404

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. In case of fire: Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder. Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.


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: 7/8-26-36/37/39-43-45
Keep container tightly closed and dry. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. 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).
Toxic Highly Flammable
RTECS: ED3325000