Boron Trifluoride

CAS RN:7637-07-2

Fire Fighting Procedures

Approach fire from upwind to avoid hazardous vapors and toxic decomposition products. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Extinguish fire using agent suitable for surrounding fire.
If material involved in fire: Extinguish using agent suitable for type of surrounding fire (material itself does not burn or burns with difficulty). Cool all affected containers with flooding quantities of water. Apply water from as afar a distance as possible. Do not use water on material itself. If large quantities of combustibles are involved, use water in flooding quantities as spray and fog. Use water spray to knock-down vapors.
Approach fire from upwind to avoid hazardous vapors and toxic decomposition products. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Extinguish fire using agent suitable for surrounding fire.
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