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Sodium Borohydride

Sodium Borohydride
Sodium Borohydride
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Product Description
Sodium Borohydride is widely utilized as an effective reducing agent for reduction of aldehydes & ketones to alcohols. During oxymercuration, it is utilized as a second step which replaces Hg with H. This compound has chemical formula BH4Na with molar mass of 37.83 g/mol. It appears as white to grayish colored crystalline compound that can be decomposed by water forming sodium hydroxide. Sodium Borohydride also finds application in treatment of waste water in industries & ETP plants. It has one free group that can accept 1 hydrogen bond during a chemical reaction.

Product Details:

  • Product Name : Sodium borohydride
  • Molecular Formula : NaBH4 or BH4Na
  • Molecular Weight : 37.832 g/mol
  • IUPAC Name : sodium; boranuide
  • CAS Number : 16940-66-2
  • EC Number : 241-004-4
  • Exact Mass : 38.03 g/mol
  • Monoisotopic Mass : 38.03 g/mol
  • Solubility : Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25 °C: 55
  • Density : 1.07 g/cm3
  • Boiling Point : 500°C (932°F)
  • Melting Point : 400°C (752°F)
  • IUPAC ID : Sodium tetrahydridoborate

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