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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium borohydride, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ 46847A1

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Catalog No. AA46847A1



Description

Description

  • Source of hydrogen, reducing agent for aldehydes, ketones, acid chlorides; foaming agent for plastics
Specifications

Specifications

Potassium borohydride
98%
KBH4
UN1870
Potassium tetrahydridoborate
HHUJLKPGQMFFMS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
potassium;boron(1-)
22892188
Granules
−4 Mesh
1.494
>400°C (decomposition)
13762-51-1
BK
MFCD00011396
14,7616
Soluble in water (19g/100g ); methanol (3.9g/100g ); 4:1 water:methanol mixture (13g/100g );
[B-].[K+]
49.908
53.94
1.17g/mL
Odorless
Moisture Sensitive
1kg

Chemical Identifiers

13762-51-1
49.908
HHUJLKPGQMFFMS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
22892188
[B-].[K+]
BK
MFCD00011396
Potassium tetrahydridoborate
potassium;boron(1-)
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
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.

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.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: POTASSIUM BOROHYDRIDE

RTECSNumber : TS7525000

TSCA : TSCA

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