Agent Name

Sodium fluoborate

CAS Number

13755-29-8

Formula

B-F4.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Apreton R; Boron sodium fluoride (BNaF4); Sodium borofluoride; Sodium boron fluoride; Sodium boron tetrafluoride; Sodium fluoroborate (NaBF4); Sodium tetrafluoroborate; Borate(1-), tetrafluoro-, sodium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White solid; [EPA OHM/TADS] White or off-white lump or granules; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fluorinating agent; [Merck Index] Used in fluxes for nonferrous metals (aluminum and magnesium casting); [Hawley]

Comments

May cause skin irritation; [EPA OHM/TADS] An irritant; May cause serious eye injury; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Potassium tetrafluoroborate."

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