CAS RN:17702-41-9

Fire Fighting Procedures

Smother fire with dry sand or dry clay or spray with water. DO NOT use carbon dioxide or halocarbons. Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Approach fire from upwind to avoid hazardous vapors and toxic decomposition products.

... Calcined silica gel or sand should be applied to extinguish penta- and decaborane flames.

If material on fire or involved in fire: Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Use dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Find more information on this substance at: Hazardous Substances Data Bank , TOXNET , PubMed