- Sodium borofluoride
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S 26 36/37/39 45
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Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Corrosives area.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Use and store under nitrogen. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Eyes: Wear safety glasses and chemical goggles if splashing is possible. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Strong bases, water, strong oxidizing agents, sensitive to moisture
Hydrogen fluoride, oxides of boron, sodium oxide, fluoride fumes.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Causes gastrointestinal tract burns.
May cause irritation of the respiratory tract with burning pain in the nose and throat, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and pulmonary edema. May cause abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and inflammation of the gums and mouth.
May cause severe irritation and possible burns.
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
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