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46847 Potassium borohydride, 98%

CAS Number
13762-51-1
Synonyms
Potassium tetrahydridoborate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
46847-22 100g 75.60
46847-36 500g 248.00
46847-A1 1kg 406.00
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Potassium borohydride, 98%

MDL
MFCD00011396
EINECS
237-360-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
BH4K
Formula Weight
53.94
Form
-4 Mesh granules
Melting point
>400° dec.
Density
1.17
Refractive Index
1.494
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (19g/100g ). methanol (3.9g/100g ). 4:1 water:methanol mixture (13g/100g ).

Applications

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.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Store in Cool and dry place, keep away from strong light, high temperature. Keep away from heat, sparks and flame.

Literature References

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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

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

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

Precautionary Statements: P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310a-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/doctor In case of fire: Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder. Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.

Other References

Merck
14,7616
Hazard Class
4.3
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2850.00
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TS7525000

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