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Substance Name: Potassium borohydride
RN: 13762-51-1
UNII: 0WS230DTGF
InChIKey: ICRGAIPBTSPUEX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • B-H4.K

Molecular Weight

  • 53.9406
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium borohydride

Synonyms

  • Borohydrure de potassium
  • Borohydrure de potassium [French]
  • EINECS 237-360-5
  • Potassium borohydride
  • Potassium tetrahydroborate(1-)
  • UNII-0WS230DTGF

Systematic Names

  • Borate(1-), tetrahydro-, potassium
  • Borate(1-), tetrahydro-, potassium (1:1)
  • Potassium borohydrate
  • Potassium tetrahydroborate

Superlist Names

  • Potassium borohydride [UN1870] [Dangerous when wet]
  • UN1870

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 13762-51-1

FDA UNII

  • 0WS230DTGF

Other Registry Number

  • 1303-72-6

System Generated Number

  • 0013762511

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • B-H4.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • B-H4
  • COMPONENT
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/BH4.K/h1H4;/q-1;+1

InChIKey

ICRGAIPBTSPUEX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[K+].[BH3-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 55mg/kg (55mg/kg) PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.
rabbit LD50 oral 60mg/kg (60mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.
rabbit LD50 skin 230mg/kg (230mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.
rat LC50 inhalation 46mg/m3 (46mg/m3) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.
rat LD50 oral 167mg/kg (167mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 184mg/kg (184mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: SPASTIC PARALYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT SENSORY CHANGE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 129, 1999.