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Alfa Aesar™ Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride, 96%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride
CAS 85874-45-9
Molecular Formula C13H26BN
Linear Formula (CH3CH2)3N(CH2C6H5)BH4
Formula Weight 207.17g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00191785
UN Number UN3131
Synonym Benzyltriethylammonium tetrahydridoborate
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AAB2495206

 
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B24952-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2495214

 
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point ≈146°C (dec.)
Quantity 5g
Chemical Name or Material Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride
CAS 85874-45-9
Assay 96%
Molecular Formula C13H26BN
Linear Formula (CH3CH2)3N(CH2C6H5)BH4
Formula Weight 207.17g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00191785
UN Number UN3131
Synonym Benzyltriethylammonium tetrahydridoborate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H261-H314-H318-H302
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: WATER-REACTIVE SOLID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

Applications
Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride involves in the conversion of alkenes to the anti-Markovnikov alcohols in presence of TMS chloride or TiCl4. It combines with TMS chloride, selectively reduces carboxylic acids to alcohols; esters, lactones, nitro- and chloro-substituents are unaffected. It is used as reducing reagent.

Solubility
Souble in Chloroform.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store away from moisture and oxidizing agents under dry inert gas. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and moisture.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
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.

GHS H Statement
H261-H314-H318-H302
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.