Agent Name

Zinc tetrafluoroborate

CAS Number

13826-88-5

Formula

B2-F8.Zn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zinc bis(tetrafluoroborate); Zinc borofluoride; Zinc fluoborate; Zinc fluoroborate; Zinc(II) fluoborate; Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, zinc; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Hydrate: White crystalline solid; [Pfaltz and Bauer MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used for curing resins and as a textile finish; [EPA OHM/TADS]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 500 mg/kg; [RTECS] 41% Aqueous solution causes skin and eye irritation; [CHRIS] An irritant; [Pfaltz and Bauer MSDS] See "Zinc." See "Lithium tetrafluoroborate" and "Potassium tetrafluoroborate."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.1 mg/m3(respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds

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