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 additive in alloying industry and welding agent. Further, it is used in the production of fluxing agents for brazing and soldering.
Slightly soluble in water and hot ethyl alcohol. Insoluble in cold ethyl alcohol.
Moisture sensitive. Incompatible withstrong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECSNumber : ED2800000
TSCA : TSCA