Agent Name

Ammonium fluoroborate

CAS Number

13826-83-0

Formula

B-F4.H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium borofluoride; Ammonium fluoborate (6CI); Ammonium tetrafluoroborate; Ammonium tetrafluoroborate(1-); Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, ammonium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White odorless solid; [HSDB] Soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in metal industry as high-temperature flux; Also used as a catalyst, flame retardant, and lubricant in aluminum cutting-oils; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [HSDB] Harmful if swallowed; [MSDSonline] See "Potassium tetrafluoroborate."

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