Sodium Borohydride 98-100%


Sodium borohydride, also known as sodium tetrahydridoborate, and sodium tetrahydroborate is an inorganic compound with the formula NaBH4. This white solid, usually encountered as a powder, is a versatile reducing agent that finds wide application in chemistry, both in the laboratory and on a technical scale. Large amounts are used for bleaching wood pulp. The compound is soluble in alcohols and certain ethers but reacts with water in the absence of a base.

  • Reduces aldehydes and ketones
  • Used as a reducing agent in the synthesis of gold nanoparticles

Minimum Assay: >98.5%
Molecular Formula: NaBH4
Molecular Weight: 37.83
Solubility in water (% weight): Soluble in water
Melting Point: 400 C
Boiling Point: 400 C
Chloride (Cl): <0.2%
Sulphate (SO4): 0.008%
Lead (Pb): <0.00043%
Iron (Fe): <0.0004%
Copper (Cu): <0.00015%
Zinc (Zn): <0.00008%
Cadmium (Cd): <0.0001%

Hazard Class: 4.3

Packing Group: 1

Hazard Phrazes: In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously. Toxic if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Reacts violently with water.

Prec Phrazes: Obtain special instructions before use. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. In case of fire: Use Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.



Cas No: 16940-66-2

Einec No: 241-004-4                     

Un Number: 1426

HS Code: 28500049


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