Alfa Aesar Tetraethylammonium tetrafluoroborate, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A1021130
Tetraethylammonium tetrafluoroborate is used as a phase transfer catalyst in organic synthesis. It finds application as an electrolyte additive in the capillary electrophoretic separation of polyphenols found in grape seed extracts. It is also used to prepare other tetrabutylammonium salts in aqueous solutions. It is involved in the synthesis of conducting poly(thiophenes).
Soluble in water, alcohol and acetonitrile.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|370° to 380°C (dec.)|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Toxic if inhaled.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLIDS, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA : TSCA