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Sodium borohydride solution

~12 wt. % in 14 M NaOH

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reagent type: reductant


~12 wt. % in 14 M NaOH


1.375 g/mL at 25 °C

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Alkaline sodium borohydride solution can be used as an efficient reagent for the generation of hydrogen via hydrolysis in the presence of various catalysts such as γ-Al2O3 supported cobalt catalysts, carbon supported cobalt catalysts, graphene oxide particles supported with cobalt nanoparticles and Ni45Au45Co10 trimetallic nanoparticles.


25 mL in poly bottle
1 L in poly bottle

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Repr. 1B - Skin Corr. 1A

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6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects



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Not applicable

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Not applicable

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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Carbon-supported cobalt catalyst for hydrogen generation from alkaline sodium borohydride solution
Xu D, et al.
Journal of Power Sources, 182(2), 616-620 (2008)
Synthesis of Ni/Au/Co trimetallic nanoparticles and their catalytic activity for hydrogen generation from alkaline sodium borohydride aqueous solution
Jiao C, et al.
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 5(43), 34364-34371 (2015)
Efficient hydrolysis of alkaline sodium borohydride catalyzed by cobalt nanoparticles supported on three-dimensional graphene oxide
Wang J, et al.
Materials Research Bulletin, 95(2), 204-210 (2017)
Hydrogen generation utilizing alkaline sodium borohydride solution and supported cobalt catalyst
Ye W, et al.
Journal of Power Sources, 164(2), 544-548 (2007)
Qinghua Cui et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 724, 86-91 (2012-04-10)
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