Physical properties of sodium borohydrideWhite crystalline powder, strong hygroscopicity, easy to absorb water and deliquesce. Soluble in water, liquid ammonia and amines. Easily soluble in methanol, slightly soluble in ethanol and tetrahydrofuran.
Sodium borohydride is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula NaBH4. It is a white to grayish white crystalline powder with strong moisture absorption. Its alkaline solution is brownish yellow. It is one of the most commonly used reducing agents.