Tetrabutylammonium (cyano-C)trihydroborate

  • 1-Butanaminium, N,N,N-tributyl-, (T-4)-(cyano-C)trihydroborate(1-)
Formula
C17H39BN2
Structure
Description
White solid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
43064-96-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
256-073-6
UN (DOT)
2813
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.
Formula
C17H39BN2
Formula mass
282.32
Melting point, °C
143

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Water free area.
Handling
Do not breathe dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
A NIOSH/MSHA approved air purifying dust or mist respirator or European Standard EN 149.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxides of boron, borane, hydrogen gas.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Can burn in a fire, releasing toxic vapors. Extinguishing media: Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical.
Fire potential
Produce flammable gases on contact with water.
Hazards
May ignite on contact with water or moist air. Some react vigorously or explosively on contact with water. May be ignited by heat, sparks or flames. May re-ignite after fire is extinguished. May be transported in highly flammable liquids.
Combustion products
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause cyanosis, characterized by bluish-colored skin. Causes respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2813
Response guide
Hazard class
4.3
Packing Group
I; II; III