Agent Name

Sodium tetraethylborate

CAS Number

15523-24-7

Formula

C8-H20-B.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Borate(1-), tetraethyl-, sodium; [ChemIDplus] UN3393

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White, off-white, or yellow crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Self-heating in large quantities and may catch fire; Causes burns; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Triethylboron."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, solid, pyrophoric, water-reactive."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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