Agent Name

Nickel(II) fluoborate

Alternative Name

Nickelous fluoborate

CAS Number

14708-14-6

Formula

B2-F8.Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickelous fluoborate; Nickel borofluoride; Nickel fluoroborate; Nickel(II) tetrafluoroborate; Nickelous tetrafluoroborate; TL 1091; Tetrafluoroborate(1-) nickel(2+) (2:1); Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, nickel(2+) (2:1); Nickel bis(tetrafluoroborate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Green liquid; [CAMEO] Apple-green needles; [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

Limited use in specialty nickel plating; [Ullmann]

Comments

Skin and eye irritant; [CAMEO] See "Potassium tetrafluoroborate." See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

MAK

1 mg/m3

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mice) = 530 mg/m3/10min

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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