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Potassium borohydride

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Potassium borohydride

CAS #

13762-51-1

SYNONYM

Borate(1-), tetrahydro-, potassium; Borate(1-),tetrahydro-,potassium; Borohydrure de potassium; borohydruredepotassium; K[BH4]; Kaliumborhydrid; Kaliumtetrahydridoborat; KBH4;Potassium borohydride;Borate (1-), tetrahydro-, potassium

FORMULA

BH4K

HAZARD

4.3 Dangerous When Wet

Product Specifications

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

53.94

EINECS

237-360-5

INCHI

1S/BH4.K/h1H4;/q-1;+1

INCHIKEY

ICRGAIPBTSPUEX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

MELTING POINT

500 °C (dec.)

MERCK

14,7616

STORAGE TEMPERATURE

water-free area

DENSITY

1.18 g/mL at 25 °C

SENSITIVE

Moisture Sensitive

WATER SOLUBILITY

190 g/L (25 ºC)

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.494

NOTES

Potassium borohydride uses and applications include: Reducing agent for aldehydes, ketones, and acid chlorides; blowing agent for plastics; source of hydrogen

FUNCTIONS

INDUSTRY

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