Agent Name

Triethyl borate

CAS Number

150-46-9

Formula

C6-H15-B-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Borane, triethoxy-; Boric acid, triethyl ester; Boron ethoxide; Boron triethoxide; Ethyl borate ((EtO)3B); Triethoxyborane; Triethoxyboron; Triethylester kyseliny borite [Czech]; [ChemIDplus] TEB; Ethyl borate; Triethoxyborine; [Air Products MSDS] UN1176

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Colorless liquid with an alcoholic odor; [Air Products MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in semiconductor processing; [Air Products MSDS]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [RTECS] Decomposed by water; An eye irritant; A moderate skin and respiratory tract irritant; Inhalation and skin absorption may cause CNS effects; Harmful by inhalation (severe overexposure may cause respiratory failure); [Air Products MSDS] See "Tributyl borate" and "Trimethyl borate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

10.98 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ethyl borate."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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