Agent Name

Tetrafluoroboric acid diethyl ether complex

CAS Number

67969-82-8

Formula

C4-H10-O.B-F4.H

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tetrafluoroboric acid, diethyl ether complex; Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, hydrogen, compd. with 1,1'-oxybis(ethane) (1:1); Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, hydrogen, compd. with 1,1'-oxybis(ethane) (1:1:1); Hydrogen tetrafluoroborate(1-), compound with ethyl ether (1:1); [ChemIDplus] Fluoroboric acid diethyl ether complex; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3129

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Dark yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water evolving flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Ethyl ether." See "Tetrafluoroboric acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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