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11556 Potassium tetrafluoroborate, 99% min, typically >99.5%

CAS Number
14075-53-7
Synonyms
Potassium borofluoride
Potassium fluoroborate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
11556-36 500g 43.40
11556-A3 2kg 142.00
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Potassium tetrafluoroborate, 99% min, typically >99.5%

MDL
MFCD00011395
EINECS
237-928-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
BF4K
Formula Weight
125.91
Form
Powder
Melting point
529°
Boiling Point
dec.
Density
2.50
Refractive Index
1.3245
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (0.45g/100g H{2}O). Slightly soluble in boiling alcoholSlightly soluble in water and hot ethyl alcohol. Insoluble in cold ethyl alcohol.

Applications

Potassium tetrafluoroborate is used as an active filler in the preparation of resin-bonded abrasives. It is also used for extraction, refining and processing of metals in the chemical industry. It finds application as an additive in the alloying industry and welding agent. Further, it is used in the production of fluxing agents for brazing and soldering.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Incompatible withstrong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Nowak, M.; Bolzoni, L.; Babu, N. H. Grain refinement of Al-Si alloys by Nb-B inoculation. Part I: Concept development and effect on binary alloys. Mater. Des. 2015, 66, 366-375.

Chen, C. G.; Luo, J.; Guo, Z. M.; Yang, W. W.; Chen, J. Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of in situ TiB2/Al composites under high-intensity ultrasound. Rare Met. 2015, 34 (3), 168-172.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7686
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
ED2800000

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