452173 Aldrich

Sodium borohydride Green Alternative

granular, ≥98%

Synonym: Sodium tetrahydridoborate, VenPure® AF



Related Categories Alternative Energy, Borohydrides, Boron Hydrides, Chemical Synthesis, Enabling Products,
Quality Level   PREMIUM
assay   ≥98%
form   granular
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
Learn more about the Principles of Green Chemistry.
mp   >300 °C (dec.)(lit.)


Features and Benefits

Formulated for color and odor removal

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Product of Rohm & Haas

VenPure is a registered trademark of Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC

General description

Sigma Life Science is committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product has been enhanced for energy efficiency. Find details here.

Other Notes

This product has been replaced by 452882-ALDRICH | Sodium borohydride powder, ≥98.0%

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
UN 1426 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 

Protocols & Articles


Metal Borohydrides as Hydrogen Storage Materials

To meet current DOE targets outlined in the article by S. Satyapal et al. in this issue, the materials for hydrogen storage should possess high hydrogen content, low heats of dehydrogenation (to mini...
Dr. Grigorii L. Soloveichik
Material Matters 2007, 2.2, 11.
Keywords: Calorimetry, Catalysis, Crystallization, Dehydrogenation, Diffraction, Endothermic, Exothermic, Hydrogenations, Industries, Ligands, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Materials Science, Melting, Methods, Organic synthesis, Solvents, Sublimation, Substitutions, X-Ray diffraction, transformation

Peer-Reviewed Papers


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Core--strategy leading to high reversible hydrogen storage capacity for NaBH4. Christian ML and Aguey-Zinsou KF ACS Nano 6(9), 7739-51, (2012)


Photo-oxidation-induced inactivation of the selenium-containing protective enzymes thioredoxin reductase and glutathione peroxidase. Suryo Rahmanto A, Pattison DI, and Davies MJ Free Radic. Biol. Med. 53(6), 1308-16, (2012)


Gap site-specific rapid formation of fluorescent silver nanoclusters for label-free DNA nucleobase recognition. Cui Q, Ma K, Shao Y, et al. Anal. Chim. Acta 724, 86-91, (2012)


Formation and antifouling properties of amphiphilic coatings on polypropylene fibers. Goli KK, Rojas OJ, and Genzer J Biomacromolecules 13(11), 3769-79, (2012)


Lifetimes of triplet dissolved natural organic matter (DOM) and the effect of NaBH₄ reduction on singlet oxygen quantum yields: implications for DOM photophysics. Sharpless CM Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(8), 4466-73, (2012)


Fe(III)/NaBH4-mediated free radical hydrofluorination of unactivated alkenes. Barker TJ and Boger DL J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(33), 13588-91, (2012)


O-GLcNAc post-translational modifications regulate the entry of neurons into an axon branching program. Francisco H Dev. Neurobiol. 69(2-3), 162-73, (2009)


In vitro and in vivo evaluation of paclitaxel-loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles with three pore sizes. Jia L, Shen J, Li Z, et al. Int. J. Pharm. 445(1-2), 12-9, (2013)


Formation of self-assembled Ag nanoparticles on DNA chains with enhanced catalytic activity. Kundu S Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15(33), 14107-19, (2013)


Evaluating cell specific cytotoxicity of differentially charged silver nanoparticles. Kaur J and Tikoo K Food Chem. Toxicol. 51, 1-14, (2013)


Analysis of diffusion-controlled stochastic events of iridium oxide single nanoparticle collisions by scanning electrochemical microscopy. Kwon SJ and Bard AJ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(16), 7102-8, (2012)


Silver nanoparticles-decorated polyphosphazene nanotubes: synthesis and applications. Wang M, Fu J, Huang D, et al. Nanoscale 5(17), 7913-9, (2013)


Rapid, general synthesis of PdPt bimetallic alloy nanosponges and their enhanced catalytic performance for ethanol/methanol electrooxidation in an alkaline medium. Zhu C, Guo S, and Dong S Chemistry 19(3), 1104-11, (2013)


Dramatic fluorescence enhancement of bare carbon dots through facile reduction chemistry. Shen R, Song K, Liu H, et al. ChemPhysChem 13(15), 3549-55, (2012)


Determination of mercury in fish otoliths by cold vapor generation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (CVG-ICP-MS). Kenduzler E, Ates M, Arslan Z, et al. Talanta 93, 404-10, (2012)


Facile synthesis of cysteine and triethanolamine capped CdTe nanoparticles. Mntungwa N, Rajasekhar Pullabhotla VS, et al. Colloids Surf. B Biointerfaces 101, 450-456, (2013)


Synthesis and X-ray structures of novel macrocycles and macrobicycles containing N,N-di(pyrrolylmethyl)-N-methylamine moiety: preliminary anion binding study. Kumar R, Guchhait T, and Mani G Inorg. Chem. 51(16), 9029-38, (2012)


A fabrication strategy for nanosized zero valent iron (nZVI)-polymeric anion exchanger composites with tunable structure for nitrate reduction. Jiang Z, Zhang S, Pan B, et al. J. Hazard. Mater. 233-234, 1-6, (2012)


Designing nanoconjugates to effectively target pancreatic cancer cells in vitro and in vivo. Khan JA PLoS ONE 6(6), e20347, (2011)


Regioselective formation of acrolein-derived cyclic 1,N(2)-propanodeoxyguanosine adducts mediated by amino acids, proteins, and cell lysates. Chung FL, Wu MY, Basudan A, et al. Chem. Res. Toxicol. 25(9), 1921-8, (2012)


Hydrogenation of quinolines, alkenes, and biodiesel by palladium nanoparticles supported on magnesium oxide. Rahi R, Fang M, Ahmed A, et al. Dalton Trans. 41(48), 14490-7, (2012)


Optimization of chemical and instrumental parameters in hydride generation laser-induced breakdown spectrometry for the determination of arsenic, antimony, lead and germanium in aqueous samples. Yeşiller SU and Yalçın S Anal. Chim. Acta 770, 7-17, (2013)


Cross-link stabilization does not affect the response of collagen molecules, fibrils, or tendons to tensile overload. Veres SP, Harrison JM, and Lee JM J. Orthop. Res. 31(12), 1907-13, (2013)


Evidence for a dual role of PBP1 in the cell division and cell separation of Staphylococcus aureus. S. F. F. Pereira et al Mol. Microbiol. 72, 895-904, (2009)


Evaluating pretreatment techniques for converting hazelnut husks to bioethanol. Çöpür Y, Tozluoglu A, and Özkan M Bioresour. Technol. 129, 182-90, (2013)


Synthesis of hollow ellipsoidal silica nanostructures using a wet-chemical etching approach. Zhang H, Zhou Y, Li Y, et al. J. Colloid. Interface Sci. 375(1), 106-11, (2012)


Effect of the multifunctional proteins RPA, YB-1, and XPC repair factor on AP site cleavage by DNA glycosylase NEIL1. Pestryakov P, Zharkov DO, Grin I, et al. J. Mol. Recognit. 25(4), 224-33, (2012)


Speciation of arsenic (III) and arsenic (V) based on quenching of CdS quantum dots fluorescence using hybrid sequential injection-stopped flow injection gas-diffusion system. Butwong N, Srijaranai S, Ngeontae W, et al. Spectrochim. Acta. A. Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc. 97, 17-23, (2012)


Green coconut fiber: a novel carrier for the immobilization of commercial laccase by covalent attachment for textile dyes decolourization. Cristóvão RO, Silvério SC, Tavares AP, et al. World J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 28(9), 2827-38, (2012)


Tellurium speciation analysis using hydride generation in situ trapping electrothermal atomic absorption spectrometry and ruthenium or palladium modified graphite tubes. Yildirim E, Akay P, Arslan Y, et al. Talanta 102, 59-67, (2012)


Synthesis of a spacer-linked derivative of heptopyranosyl(α1-3)heptopyranose expressed in lipooligosaccharide and lipopolysaccharide. Yamasaki R, Nagahara K, Kishimoto K, et al. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 76(4), 772-7, (2012)


Hydrogen generation from Al-NiCl2/NaBH4 mixture affected by lanthanum metal. Sun WQ, Fan MQ, Fei Y, et al. ScientificWorldJournal 2012, 150973, (2012)


Merck 14,8592

Fieser 1,1049 / Fieser 2,377 / Fieser 3,262 / Fieser 4,443 / Fieser 5,597 / Fieser 6,530 / Fieser 7,329 / Fieser 8,449 / Fieser 9,420 / Fieser 10,357 / Fieser 11,477 / Fieser 12,441 / Fieser 13,278 / Fieser 15,290 / Fieser 16,304 / Fieser 17,314

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1608:B / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 3132:B / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 3132:C / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 3132:A / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 3133:C / IR-Spectra (3), 1534:G / RegBook 1 (3), 3261:F / RegBook 1 (3), 3261:E / Sax 6, 2414

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