SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION
Product Name: Boron Trichloride Dimethyloctylamine Complex
Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. BO-OMX-02
CAS #: 34762-90-8
Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
See below for product details
Signal Word: Warning
H373 May cause damage to the lung and the digestive system through prolonged or repeated exposure. Route of exposure: Inhalative.
P260 Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P314 Get medical advice/attention if you feel unwell.
P501 Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Acute health effects
May be harmful if swallowed. Causes eye and skin irritation. Irritating to respiratory system. May cause allergic reaction. May decompose to irritating or corrosive components on exposure to water or high heat.
Chronic health effects
Prolonged or repeated contact may irritate the skin, causing dermatitis.
Signs/Symptoms of exposure
Routes of exposure/entry
Skin Contact, Inhalation, Eye Contact
Eyes, Gastrointestinal tract, Respiratory tract, Skin
Medical conditions aggravated by exposure
Pre-existing skin problems may be aggravated by prolonged or repeated contact.
Not listed or regulated by IARC, NTP, OSHA, or ACGIH.
Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Fumes, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, acrid smoke, hydrogen chloride
Conditions to avoid:
High heat, strong oxidizers
SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Chemical Name: Boron Trichloride Amine Complex (Boron Trichloride Dimethyloctylamine Complex)
Cas No.: 34762-90-8
Mol. Weight: 274.47
SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
Description of first aid measures
If irritation or other symptoms (as noted above) occur or persist from any route of exposure, remove the affected individual from the area: see a physician/get medical attention.
Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
Seek medical treatment.
SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES
NFPA flammability class: IIIB
Flash point: >200 °F (>93.3 °C) Closed Cup
LEL Not Available
UEL Not Available
Fire and explosive properties
Product is not considered a fire hazard, but will burn if ignited.
NFPA Class IIIB (Combustible liquid): Use water sp
ray, ABC dry chemical, foam or carbon dioxide. Water or foam may cause frothing. Use water to
keep fire-exposed containers cool. Water spray may be used to flush spills away from exposures.
Fire fighting instructions
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) equipped with a full facepiece and operated in a pressure-demand mode (or other positive pressure mode) and approved protective clothing. Personnel without suitable respiratory protection must leave the area to prevent significant exposure to hazardous gases from combustion, burning or decomposition. In an enclosed or poorly ventilated area, wear SCBA during cleanup immediately after a fire as well as during the attack phase of firefighting operations.
Unusual fire/explosion hazards
Irritating or toxic substances will be emitted upon burning, combustion or decomposition.
SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Contain by diking with sand, earth or other non-combustible material. If spilled in an enclosed area, ventilate. Do not flush liquid into public sewer, water systems or surface waters.
Wear proper personal protective clothing and equipment. Do not flush liquid into public sewer, water systems or surface waters. Eliminate ignition sources. Absorb spill with an inert material. Place into labeled, closed container; store in safe location to await disposal.
SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapors. Wash thouroughly after handling.
Keep in closed or covered containers when not in use. Store in a cool, dry place with adequate ventilation. Do not store near heat or open flames.
SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION
Use and store only with adequate ventilation or use respiratory protection.
If vapors are present, use a NIOSH/MSHA approved positive pressure, supplier air respirator.
If potential for splashing is present, splash goggles or a full-face shield should be worn.
Do not allow any skin contact. If potential for skin contact is present, impervious protection clothing should be worn. Neoprene coated fabric is recommended for this application.
SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Colorless to yellow
Melting Point: 25-28°C
Water by KF: 0.1% max
Free DMOA: 0.8% max
Odor: Very slight
Vapor Density: Heavier than air
Vapor Pressure: <1mm Hg at 25°C
Solubility in water: Slight
Specific Gravity: 1.1
SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Stable, will react with oxidizing agents
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not autopolymerize
Conditions to avoid
Avoid exposure to moisture, ignition sources and elevated temperatures.
Incompatibility with other materials
Avoid contact with strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products
Thermal decomposition may produce smoke, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, aldehydes and other products of incomplete combustion. Hydrogen chloride. Boron trichloride. Oxides of nitrogen.
Additional reactivity / stability information
Thermal processing emissions
SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
TLV: Not established
PEL: Not established
SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Acquatic toxicity: No data available
Persistence and degradability No data available
Behavior in environmental systems: Bioaccumulative potential No data available
Mobility in soil: No data available
Additional ecological information:
General notes: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
Other adverse effects No data available
SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Remove contaminated materials for disposal at a permitted facility using registered transporters.
SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
Not hazardous for tranportation
Department of transportation 49CFR172.101-102
Classification: Not hazardous
DOT shipping name: Not regulated
SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
Product related hazard informations:
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Domestic Substances List (DSL).
Information about limitation of use: For use only by technically qualified individuals.
Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulations
REACH - Pre-registered substances Substance is listed.
Chemical safety assessment: A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.
SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2022 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.