Boron TrifluorideBoron Trifluoride (BF3) is a highly toxic, colorless, pungent gas. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Boron Trifluoride. Please review our fire rated products: FIRELoc, SUPERLoc, Fire-rated
Boron Trifluoride Storing Details
- Flammable Details: When heated to decomposition or upon contact with water or steam, Boron trifluoride will produce toxic and corrosive fumes of fluorine containing compounds
- Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store Boron Trifluoride in proper, compliant flammable storage containers.
- Compatible Details: Alkyl nitrates, calcium oxide.
- Description: Boron trifluoride is the inorganic compound with the formula BF3. This pungent colourless toxic gas forms white fumes in moist air. It is a useful Lewis acid and a versatile building block for other boron compounds.
- Classification: CLASS 8
- Brand Name: n/a
Boron Trifluoride Properties
|Formula||Density||Boiling Point;||IUPAC ID||Molar Mass||Soluble In||Melting Point|
|BF3||2.76 kg/m³||-148.5°F (-100.3°C)||n/a||67.82 g/mol||Water||-196.2°F (-126.8°C)|