Niobium boride

  • Niobium monoboride
Formula
BNb
Structure
Description
Gray orthorhombic crystals
Uses
Super conductor material.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
12045-19-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-958-8
Beilstein/Gmelin
153316 (G)
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BNb
Formula mass
103.72
Density
6.97 g/cm3

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Rubber gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Government approved respirator in nonventilated areas and/or for exposure above the TLV or PEL.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Decomposition
Boron oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Exposure effects
Irritant. Irritating to eyes and respiratory system. Target organ(s): Central nervous system.
   Inhalation
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.