Agent Name

Lead fluoroborate

CAS Number

13814-96-5

Formula

B2-F8.Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, lead (2+); Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, lead (2+) (2:1); Lead borofluoride; Lead boron fluoride; Lead fluoborate; Lead fluoroborate (Pb(BF4)2); Lead fluoroborate solution; Lead tetrafluoroborate; Lead tetrafluoroborate (Pb(BF4)2); Lead(II) tetrafluoroborate; Lead bis(tetrafluoroborate); [ChemIDplus] UN2291

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Crystalline powder; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Electroplating solution for coating metal objects with lead; curing agent for epoxy resins; catalyst in production of linear polyesters; [HSDB]

Comments

A severe skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; May cause fluorosis; [HSDB] See "Potassium tetrafluoroborate." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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