Agent Name

Sodium borodeuteride

CAS Number

15681-89-7

Formula

B-D4.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium (2H4)tetrahydroborate(1-); [ChemIDplus] Deuterated sodium borohydride; UN1426

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Sodium borohydride." See "Deuterium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Sodium borohydride."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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