Sodium perborate tetrahydrate

Formula
NaBO3
Structure
Description
White.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10486-00-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-390-0
R 8 22 36/37/38
S 17 26 36
RTECS
SC7350000
RTECS class
Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data; Primary Irritant
UN (DOT)
1483
Merck
12,8797
Beilstein/Gmelin
106497 (G)
EPA OPP
11108
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
BNaO3
Formula mass
81.79
Melting point, °C
60

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Do not store near combustible materials.
Handling
Avoid contact with clothing and other combustible materials.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA or European Standard EN 149 approved full-facepiece airline respirator in the positive pressure mode with emergency escape provisions.
Small spills/leaks
Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Sweep up, then place into a suitable container for disposal. Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong reducing agents - heavy metal salts - moist air or water.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases, oxides of boron, oxygen.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Strong oxidizer. Contact with combustible materials may cause a fire. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Fire potential
These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire.
Hazards
May explode from heat or contamination. May react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). May ignite combustibles.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
1
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion may cause severe injury, burns, or death.
   Inhalation
Vapors may cause injury, burns, death.
   Skin
Contact may result in injury, burns and death.
   Eyes
See Skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately. Do NOT induce vomiting. If conscious and alert, rinse mouth and drink 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
UN number
1483
Response guide
Hazard class
5.1
Packing Group
II; III