CAS № 7337-45-3
EC № 230-851-5
Chemical formula: (CH3)3CNH2:BH3
Mol weight: 86.97
Synonym: tert-Butylamine borane, trihydro(2-methyl-2-propanamine) boron

Physical properties:

White powder or crystals.
Melting point: 97-98 °C (decomposition).
Bulk density: 300-400 g/l.
Solubility in water: 20 g/l at 20 °C.


  1. Selective reduction of aldehydes and ketones to relevant alcohols.
  2. For production of photocurable compositions used in manufacture of lithographic plates.
  3. For inversion treatment of photo films.
  4. As reducing agent for conversion of aristeromicine into cyclaradine.
  5. Stereoselective reduction of a steroidal ketone.
  6. For cuprum coating of PCB.
  7. Reduces aldehydes, generated in situ by hydrolysis of acetals with aqueous triflic acid in THF, to primary alcohols.
  8. Reductions of enones with preparation of allyl alcohols.



Appearance White powder or crystals
Purity 98.0 % min
Melting point 97 oC min