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Sodium borohydride

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Synonym(s):
Sodium borohydride, Sodium tetrahydridoborate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
H4BNa
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
37.83
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
241-004-4

grade

for inorganic trace analysis

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<1 hPa ( 25 °C)

autoignition temp.

220 °C

potency

160 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
230 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

3.02 % (v/v)

pH

11 (20 °C, 10 g/L in H2O)

bp

500 °C (decomposition)

mp

>360 °C (slow decomposition)

transition temp

flash point 69 °C

density

1.07 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

350‑500 kg/m3

storage temp.

no temp limit

InChI

1S/BH4.Na/h1H4;/q-1;+1

InChI key

YOQDYZUWIQVZSF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Application


  • Sodium borohydride (NaBH4) as a high-capacity material for next-generation sodium-ion capacitors.: This study explores the use of sodium borohydride in sodium-ion capacitors, highlighting its large irreversible capacity and energy efficiency. The research is significant for chemists focusing on energy storage solutions and electrochemical applications (Open Chemistry, 2021).

  • Hydrogen generation from sodium borohydride by sulfonated polymers.: This article investigates hydrogen production using sodium borohydride catalyzed by sulfonated polymers. It presents a sustainable method for hydrogen generation, essential for chemists working on clean energy technologies and fuel cells (Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 2020).

  • PVP-Protected Pt-Ru Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient Catalysts for Hydrogen Generation from Hydrolysis of Sodium Borohydride.: The study examines the effectiveness of PVP-protected Pt-Ru nanoparticles in catalyzing the hydrolysis of sodium borohydride for hydrogen generation. This research is vital for chemists developing advanced catalysts for energy applications (General Chemistry, 2020).

  • Dehydrogenation of sodium borohydride using cobalt embedded zeolitic imidazolate frameworks.: This research highlights the use of cobalt-embedded zeolitic imidazolate frameworks for the dehydrogenation of sodium borohydride. The findings are significant for chemists focused on developing efficient hydrogen storage and release systems (Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2021).

  • Multicolour room temperature phosphorescence of carbon nitride nanoparticles in sodium borohydride and borax matrix.: This study explores the phosphorescent properties of carbon nitride nanoparticles in a sodium borohydride and borax matrix. The research provides valuable insights for chemists working on advanced materials for optical and photonic applications (Materials Chemistry and Physics, 2024).


Analysis Note

Assay (oxidimetric): ≥ 96.0 %
Identity: passes test
Chloride (Cl): ≤ 0.5 %
Sulphate (SO₄): ≤ 0.005 %
Heavy metals (as Pb): ≤ 0.005 %
As (Arsenic): ≤ 0.001 %
Bi (Bismuth): ≤ 0.0005 %
Fe (Iron): ≤ 0.005 %
Hg (Mercury): ≤ 0.00001 %
Sb (Antimony): ≤ 0.005 %
Se (Selenium): ≤ 0.0002 %

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Repr. 1B - Skin Corr. 1B - Water-react 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

4.3 - Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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