Trimethylboron; Trimethyl borane; Trimethyl borine; TMB; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS] UN3160
Metalloid Compounds (Boron)
Colorless gas with a repulsive odor; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS]
Has been used as a neutron counter and in the semiconductor industry (chemical vapour deposition); [Wikipedia]
Pyrophoric; Reacts violently with water; May cause thermal burns on reaction with air or water; Sudden release of compressed gas may cause frostbite; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS] See "Diborane" and "Tri-n-butylborane."
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Liquefied gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: