Alfa Aesar Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride, 96%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B2495206
Benzyltriethylammonium borohydride involves in the conversion of alkenes to the anti-Markovnikov alcohols in presence of TMS chloride or TiCl4. It combines with TMS chloride, selectively reduces carboxylic acids to alcohols; esters, lactones, nitro- and chloro-substituents are unaffected. It is used as reducing reagent.
Souble in Chloroform.
Moisture sensitive. Store away from moisture and oxidizing agents under dry inert gas. Protect from humidity and water. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and moisture.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
In contact with water releases flammable gas.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: Fire-extinguishing powder.
Store in a dry place.
Store in a closed container.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: WATER-REACTIVE SOLID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.