Sodium tetrafluoroborate is used in fluxes, metal finishing and in plating circuits. It is used as a starting material in the preparation of ionic liquids as well as boron trifluoride. It acts as an efficient catalyst for the synthesis of 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones and thiones.
Soluble in water.
Hygroscopic and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin 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.
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 : ED2975000
TSCA : TSCA