Agent Name

Silver tetrafluoroborate

CAS Number

14104-20-2

Formula

Ag.B-F4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Silver borofluoride; Silver fluoborate; Silver fluoroborate; Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, silver(1+); Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, silver(1+) (1:1); Silver (I) tetrafluoroborate; [ChemIDplus] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless crystals; Hygroscopic and soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 56 mg/kg; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag (compounds)

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as Ag

MAK

0.01 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (salts), as Ag

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as Ag

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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