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Lithium Borohydride Solution

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

LiBH4

MDL Number:

MFCD00011088

EC No.:

241-021-7

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(2N) 99% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-02-SOL
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(2N5) 99.5% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-025-SOL
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(3N) 99.9% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-03-SOL
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(3N5) 99.95% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-035-SOL
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(4N) 99.99% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-04-SOL
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(5N) 99.999% Lithium Borohydride Solution 2.0 M in tetrahydrofuran
LI-BH-05-SOL
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Lithium Borohydride Solution Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula BH4Li
Molecular Weight 21.78
Appearance White to clear liquid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 22.05661
Monoisotopic Mass 22.05661

Lithium Borohydride Solution Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H260-H301-H311-H314-H331
Hazard Codes F,T
Risk Codes 14/15-23/24/25-34
Safety Statements 26-36/37/39-43-45
RTECS Number ED2725000
Transport Information UN 1413 4.3/PG 1
WGK Germany 2
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 09/21/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Lithium Borohydride Solution

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. LI-BH-02-SOL 02 , LI-BH-025-SOL 025 , LI-BH-03-SOL 03 , LI-BH-035-SOL 035 , LI-BH-04-SOL 04 , LI-BH-05-SOL 05

CAS #: 16949-15-8

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Flammable liquids (Category 2), H225
Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water, emit flammable gases (Category 1), H260
Acute toxicity, Oral (Category 4), H302
Acute toxicity, Inhalation (Category 4), H332
Skin corrosion (Category 1B), H314
Serious eye damage (Category 1), H318
Carcinogenicity (Category 2), H351
Specific target organ toxicity -single exposure (Category 3), Respiratory system, H335
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Pictogram

Flame - GHS02 Health Hazard - GHS08 Corrosion - GHS05 Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Signal word
Danger
Hazard statement(s)
H225 Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
H260 In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
H302 + H332 Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
H314 Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
H335 May cause respiratory irritation.
H351 Suspected of causing cancer.
Precautionary statement(s)
P201 Obtain special instructions before use.
P202 Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
P210 Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. No smoking.
P223 Do not allow contact with water.
P231 + P232 Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
P233 Keep container tightly closed.
P240 Ground/bond container and receiving equipment.
P241 Use explosion-proof electrical/ ventilating/ lighting/ equipment.
P242 Use only non-sparking tools.
P243 Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
P261 Avoid breathing dust/ fume/ gas/ mist/ vapors/ spray.
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P270 Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
P271 Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
P280 Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P312 + P330 IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician if you feel unwell. Rinse mouth.
P301 + P330 + P331 IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P303 + P361 + P353 IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 + P340 + P310 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
P305 + P351 + P338 + P310 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.
P308 + P313 IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
P335 + P334 Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/ wrap in wet bandages.
P363 Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
P370 + P378 In case of fire: Use dry sand, dry chemical or alcohol-resistant foam to extinguish.
P402 + P404 Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.
P403 + P233 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
P403 + P235 Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.
P405 Store locked up.
P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS
Reacts violently with water., May form explosive peroxides.


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Mixtures
Formula: H4BLi
Molecular weight: 21.78 g/mol
Hazardous components
Component
Classification
Concentration
Tetrahydrofuran
CAS-No.
EC-No.
Index-No.
Registration number
109-99-9
203-726-8
603-025-00-0
01-2119444314-46-XXXX
Flam. Liq. 2; Acute Tox. 4; Eye Irrit. 2A; Carc. 2; STOT SE 3; H225, H302, H319, H335, H351
>=90-<=100%
Lithium tetrahydroborate
CAS-No.
EC-No.
16949-15-8
241-021-7
Water-react. 1; Acute Tox. 3; Skin Corr. 1B; Eye Dam. 1; H260, H301 + H311 + H331,
>=5-<10%
H314
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Continue rinsing eyes during transport to hospital.
If swallowed
Do NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2) and/or in section 11
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Dry powder
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Carbon oxides, Borane/boron oxides, Lithium oxides
Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
Further information
No data available


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Beware of vapors accumulating to form explosive concentrations. Vapors can accumulate in low areas.
For personal protection see section 8.
Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Contain spillage, and then collect with an electrically protected vacuum cleaner or by wet-brushing and place in container for disposal according to local regulations (see section 13). Do not flush with water.
Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapor or mist.
Use explosion-proof equipment. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
For precautions see section 2.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Never allow product to get in contact with water during storage.
Handle and open container with care.
Moisture sensitive.
Dry residue is explosive.
Store under inert gas.
Test for peroxide formation periodically and before distillation.
Storage class (TRGS 510): Hazardous materials, which set free flammable gases upon contact with water
Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Component
CAS-No.
Value
Control parameters
Basis
Tetrahydrofuran
109-99-9
TWA
50.000000 ppm
USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLV)
Remarks
Central Nervous System impairment
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation
Kidney damage
Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
Danger of cutaneous absorption
STEL
100.000000 ppm
USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (TLV)
Central Nervous System impairment
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation
Kidney damage
Confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans
Danger of cutaneous absorption
TWA
200.000000 ppm
590.000000 mg/m3
USA. NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits
ST
250.000000 ppm
735.000000 mg/m3
USA. NIOSH Recommended Exposure Limits
TWA
200.000000 ppm
590.000000 mg/m3
USA. Occupational Exposure Limits (OSHA) -Table Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants
The value in mg/m3 is approximate.
Biological occupational exposure limits
Component
CAS-No.
Parameters
Value
Biological specimen
Basis
Tetrahydrofuran
109-99-9
Tetrahydrofuran
2.0000 mg/l
Urine
ACGIH - Biological
Exposure Indices
(BEI)
Remarks
End of shift (As soon as possible after exposure ceases)
Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Tightly fitting safety goggles.
Faceshield (8-inch minimum). Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Splash contact
Material: butyl-rubber
Minimum layer thickness: 0.3 mm
Break through time: 10 min
Material tested:Butoject® (KCL 897 / Aldrich Z677647, Size M)
data source: KCL GmbH, D-36124 Eichenzell, phone +49 (0)6659 87300, e-mail sales@kcl.de, test method: EN374
If used in solution, or mixed with other substances, and under conditions which differ from EN 374, contact the supplier of the CE approved gloves. This recommendation is advisory only and must be evaluated by an industrial hygienist and safety officer familiar with the specific situation of anticipated use by our customers. It should not be construed as offering an approval for any specific use scenario.
Body Protection
Complete suit protecting against chemicals, Flame retardant antistatic protective clothing., The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multi-purpose combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls.
If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and components tested andapproved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance
Form: liquid
Odor: No data available
Odor Threshold: No data available
pH: No data available
Melting point/freezing point: No data available
Initial boiling point and boiling range: No data available
Flash point: -18 °C (0 °F)-closed cup
Evaporation rate: No data available
Flammability (solid, gas): No data available
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: No data available
Vapor pressure: No data available
Vapor density: No data available
Relative density: 0.896 g/cm3
Water solubility: No data available
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: No data available
Auto-ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Viscosity: No data available
Explosive properties: No data available
Oxidizing properties: No data available
Other safety information: No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No data available
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Vapors may form explosive mixture with air. Reacts violently with water.
Conditions to avoid
Heat, flames and sparks. Exposure to moisture
Incompatible materials
Strong bases, Oxidizing agents, Strong oxidizing agents, Amines, Ammonia, Strong acids, Oxygen, Chloroformates, Halogens, Phosphorus halides
Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - No data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
No data available
Inhalation: No data available
Dermal: No data available
No data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable, possible or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC.
NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.
OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity -single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity -repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available
Central nervous system depression, Exposure to high airborne concentrations can cause anesthetic effects., Cough, chest pain, Difficulty in breathing, Material is extremely destructive to tissue of the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, eyes, and skin., spasm, inflammation and edema of the larynx, spasm, inflammation and edema of the bronchi, pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical,vand toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated., burning sensation
Stomach-Irregularities-Based on Human Evidence
Stomach-Irregularities-Based on Human Evidence
Stomach-Irregularities-Based on Human Evidence (Lithium tetrahydroborate)


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
No data available
Persistence and degradability:
No data available
Bioaccumulative potential:
No data available
Mobility in soil:
No data available
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment:
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
Other adverse effects
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Product
Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting as this material is highly flammable.
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company.
Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
UN number: 3399
Class: (3)
Packing group: I
Proper shipping name: Organometallic substance, liquid, water-reactive, flammable
(Tetrahydrofuran, Lithium tetrahydroborate)
Reportable Quantity (RQ): 1000lbs
Poison Inhalation Hazard: No
IMDG
UN number: 3399
Class: (3)
Packing group: I
EMS-No: F-G, S-N
Proper shipping name: ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, WATER-REACTIVE, FLAMMABLE
(Lithium tetrahydroborate, Tetrahydrofuran)
IATA
UN number: 3399
Class: (3)
Packing group: I
Proper shipping name: Organometallic substance, liquid, water-reactive, flammable
(Lithium tetrahydroborate, Tetrahydrofuran)
IATA Passenger: Not permitted for transport


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components
No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.
SARA 313 Components
This material does not contain any chemical components with known CAS numbers that exceed the threshold (De Minimis) reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313.
SARA 311/312 Hazards
Fire Hazard, Reactivity Hazard, Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
Tetrahydrofuran
CAS-No.
109-99-9
Revision Date
1993-04-24
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Tetrahydrofuran
CAS-No.
109-99-9
Revision Date
1993-04-24
Lithium tetrahydroborate
16949-15-8
2007-03-01
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Tetrahydrofuran
CAS-No.
109-99-9
Revision Date
1993-04-24
Lithium tetrahydroborate
16949-15-8
2007-03-01
California Prop. 65 Components
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.


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 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Lithium Borohydride Solution

Lithium Borohydride Solution 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.

Lithium Borohydride Solution Synonyms

Lithium tetrahydroborate

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula LiBH4
MDL Number MFCD00011088
EC No. 241-021-7
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 4148881
IUPAC Name lithium boranuide
SMILES [Li+].[BH4-]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/BH4.Li/h1H4;/q-1;+1
InchI Key UUKMSDRCXNLYOO-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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