Agent Name

Trimethoxyboroxine

CAS Number

102-24-9

Formula

C3-H9-B3-O6

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Boric acid (H3B3O6), trimethyl ester; Trimethoxyboroxin; Boroxin, 2,4,6-trimethoxy-; Boroxin, trimethoxy-; Triboron trimethyl hexaoxide; [ChemIDplus] UN2924

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Clear colorless liquid; mp = 10 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions and respiratory depression in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "2,2'-Oxybis(4,4,6-trimethyl-1,3,2-dioxaborinane)." See "Boric acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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