Sodium triacetoxyborohydride

Sodium triacetoxyborohydride

CAS № 56553-60-7
EC № 435-580-8
Chemical formula: NaBH(OCOCH3)3
Mol weight: 211.94
Synonym: STAB

Physical properties:

White powder with lumps.
Melting point: 116-120 °C.
Bulk density: 300-350 g/l.


  1. Reduction of aldehydes to alcohols in presence of ketones, ethers and double bonds.
  2. Stereoselective reduction of ketones in acetic acid.
  3. Reduction b-hydroxy ketones diastereoselectively to anti-diols and cyclic b-enamino esters selectively to the cis-amino esters.
  4. Excellent reagent for reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones with a variety of amines.
  5. As a reagent for N-alkylation of aminoacids esters by reduction amination.



Appearance White powder with lumps
Purity 97.0 % min