Product #: 500008
BTHF 1M
Formula:

(CH2)4OBH3


Formula Weight: 85.94 g/mol
CAS #: 14044-65-6
EINECS: Not listed
Boranes Bthf
Density

0.878 g/ml @ 25°C

Boiling Point

66°C (THF). Complex evolves diborane before boiling point of THF

Flash Point

-21.7 °C

Physical Properties
Physical Form
Liquid - Solution in THF
Appearance
Clear colorless liquid
Solubility
BTHF is soluble in hydrocarbons, aromatic hydrocarbons and ethers. Solvents with functionality should be avoided due to reaction with BH3
Application
For the selective reduction of functional groups and for hydroboration reactions with a carbon-carbon double and triple bonds.
Analysis Method
Near Infrared instrumentation for molarity. Used to calculate BH3 content.
Storage & Shipping
Shelf Life
Four years in unopened, original packaging, stored at 0-5 °C.
Storage / Stability
1M BTHF stabilized with <0.005 M NaBH4. Store at below 5°C to maximize shelf-life.
Packaging

Packaged in cylinders:

  • 900 ml cylinder, containing 650g of solution
  • 18 L cylinder containing 15.8 kg of solution
  • 90 L cylinder containing 78.8 kg of solution
  • 400 L cylinder containing 350 kg of solution
Shipping
  • UN3129, PGI, 4.3 (3)
  • Water-reactive liquid, n.o.s. (contains: borane-tetrahydrofuran complex, tetrahydrofuran)
Safety & Service
Health & Safety

See product MSDS

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