CAS #:

Linear Formula:

Al(BH4)3

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(2N) 99% Aluminum Borohydride
AL-BH-02
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(3N) 99.9% Aluminum Borohydride
AL-BH-03
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(4N) 99.99% Aluminum Borohydride
AL-BH-04
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(5N) 99.999% Aluminum Borohydride
AL-BH-05
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Aluminum Borohydride Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula H18AlB3
Molecular Weight 71.51 g mol-1
Appearance colorless liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass N/A
Monoisotopic Mass N/A
Charge N/A

Aluminum Borohydride Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information N/A
MSDS / SDS

About Aluminum Borohydride

Aluminum Borohydride is produced by the reaction between sodium borohydride with aluminium chloride. The explosive liquid ignites suddenly in air and reacts dynamically with water to form hydrogen, used mainly in organic synthesis. American Elements offers a broad range of products for hydrogen storage research, advanced fuel cells and battery applications. Hydrogen can easily be generated from renewable energy sources and is the most abundant element in the universe. Hydrogen is produced from various sources such as fossil fuels, water and renewables. Hydrogen is nonpolluting and forms water as a harmless byproduct during use. The challenges associated with the use of hydrogen as a form of energy include developing safe, compact, reliable, and cost-effective hydrogen storage and delivery technologies. Currently, hydrogen can be stored in these three forms: Compressed Hydrogen, Liquid Hydrogen and Chemical Storage. Aluminum Borohydride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Aluminum Borohydride Synonyms

Aluminium tritetrahydroborate; Aluminum hydroborate; Aluminum tetrahydroborate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Al(BH4)3
MDL Number N/A
EC No. N/A
Beilstein/Reaxys No. N/A
Pubchem CID 6328559
IUPAC Name aluminum boron(1-)
SMILES [BH5-].[BH5-].[BH5-].[Al+3]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Al.3B/q+3;3*-1
InchI Key IAFVQQQDMCPBSY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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