Agent Name

Benzotriazol-1-yl-tetramethyluronium tetrafluoroborate

CAS Number

125700-67-6

Formula

C11-H16-N5-O.B-F4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

(1H-Benzotriazol-1-yl)-1,1,3,3-tetramethyluronium tetrafluoroborate; Methanaminium, N-((1H-benzotriazol-1-yloxy)(dimethylamino)methylene)-N-methyl-, tetrafluoroborate(1-); Btttfb; [ChemIDplus] O-(Benzotriazol-1-yl)-N,N,N',N'-tetramethyluronium tetrafluoroborate; [Sigma-Aldrich]

Category

Triazoles

Description

White crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich]

Sources/Uses

Activator for peptide synthesis; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a laboratory technician exposed to peptide coupling reagents (TBTU and HBTU); [Malo] No information on reproductive or lactation effects; [REPROTOX] Moderate skin, eye, and respiratory irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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