Agent Name

Tri-n-butylborane

CAS Number

122-56-5

Formula

C12-H27-B

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

TBB; Tri-n-butyl borane; Tributylborane; Tributylborine; Borane, tributyl-; [ChemIDplus] Tributylboron; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN2845

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions, dyspnea, and lung changes in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Triethylboron."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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