Agent Name

Trifluoro(tetrahydrofuran)boron

CAS Number

462-34-0

Formula

C4-H8-B-F3-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Boron, trifluoro(tetrahydrofuran)-, (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] Oxolanetrifluoroborane; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Boron trifluoride tetrahydrofuran complex; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3265

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Yellow liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a polymerization catalyst and intermediate in the manufacture of large scale and fine chemicals and as a dopant in the semiconductor industry; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes burns; Prolonged or repeated inhalation exposure may cause kidney injury; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Targets the nerves, liver, and teeth; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Boron trifluoride dihydrate." See "Tetrahydrofuran."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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Processes

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