Agent Name

Sodium triethylborohydride

CAS Number

17979-81-6

Formula

C6-H16-B.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium triethylhydroborate(1-); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Comments

1 Molar tetrahydrofuran solution: Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water evolving extremely flammable gases; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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