I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Potassium borohydride a chemical used in synthesis as a selective reducing agent. It is used to synthesize chloramphenicol, vitamin A, thiopenicol, atropine, and scopolamine. It is also used as chemical raw material. It canbe used as reducing agent in analyzing chemistry, agrochemicals, paper-making industry and other elaborate chemical production. At the same time, It is also can be used in dealing with waste-water contains mercury. It is also used in Electronics Chemicals, Rubber Auxiliary. Large amounts are used for bleaching wood pulp.
Masao Matsuoka; Kazuaki Asai; Yukio Fukumoto; Chiaki Iwakura. Surface modification of hydrogen storage alloy electrode with an alkaline solution containing potassium borohydride as a reducing agent. Electrochimica Acta. 1993, 38 (5), 659-662.
Hazard Statements: H261-H301-H311-H314
In contact with water releases flammable gas. Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P223-P231+P232-P260-P264b-P270-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P335+P334-P363-P370+P378q-P501c
Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. 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 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant