Agent Name

Lithium borate

CAS Number

12007-60-2

Formula

B4-Li2-O7

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium tetraborate; Boric acid (H2B407), dilithium salt; Boron lithium oxide (B4Li2O7); Dilithium tetraborate; Lithum tetraborate pentahydrate; Boron lithium oxide, pentahydrate; [ChemIDplus] Lithium biborate; [Merck Index]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Pentahydrate: White solid; [Merck Index] Hygroscopic solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in enamels; [Merck Index]

Comments

The pentahydrate is CAS# 1303-94-2; [Merck Index] A skin and strong eye irritant; Targets the CNS, kidney, and testes; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Lithium." See "Sodium borate, pentahydrate."

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