potassium borohydride

potassium borohydride

[pə′tas·ē·əm ¦bȯr·ō′hī‚drīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
KBH4 A white, crystalline powder, soluble in water, alcohol, and ammonia; used as a hydrogen source and a reducing agent for aldehydes and ketones.
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An inventory released by the police included a sack of sodium hydroxide (caustic soda flake), five gallons of hydrogen peroxide, three electric motor units, three boxes of phosporus red, 11 sacks of sodium hydroxide and a white sack containing 10 packs of white powder labeled as KBH4, which could refer to potassium borohydride.
To 250 [micro]L of 10 mmol/L decylubiquinone we added ~5 mg of potassium borohydride and 10 [micro]L of 0.