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Sodium borohydride

Green Alternative

hydrogen-storage grade, 98%

Synonym: Sodium tetrahydridoborate

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Properties

Related Categories Alternative Energy, Borohydrides, Boron Hydrides, Chemical Synthesis, Enabling Products,
grade   hydrogen-storage grade
InChI Key   YOQDYZUWIQVZSF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   98%
form   powder
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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mp   >300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

Description

General description

Gravimetric hydrogen capacity of sodium borohydride can be up to 10.8%.

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Application

Metal Borohydrides as Hydrogen Storage Materials

Sodium borohydride has promising application as a portable hydrogen storage material.

Packaging

10 g in poly bottle

Analysis Note

Hydrogen content, XRD plots and metal purity data are available upon request.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 1426 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
ED3325000

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Boron-based Hydrogen Storage

For more than a decade, hydrogen as an alternative to traditional (fossil) energy sources has been in the focus of research and development efforts in all technologically advanced countries of the wo...

Mechanochemical Effect of Severe Plastic Deformations: Metal Alloys, Hydrides and Molecular Solids

Hydrogen, as an alternative to a traditional energy vector such as oil, coal and natural gas, has been the focus of research and development efforts in all technologically advanced countries of the w...
Jacques Huot1, Viktor Balema2
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
Keywords: Absorption, Addition reactions, Chemical reactions, Crystallization, Dehydrogenation, Hydrogenations, Industries, Oxidations, Reductions, Wittig Reaction

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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