sodium borohydride


sodium bo·ro·hy·dride

noun \-ˌbr-ə-ˈhī-ˌdrīd\

Definition of SODIUM BOROHYDRIDE

:  a crystalline compound NaBH4 used in various industrial applications and as a reducing agent in organic chemistry

Origin of SODIUM BOROHYDRIDE

sodium + boron + hydride
First Known Use: 1946

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