Sodium Bromo Hydride is an odorless and white powder. This is suited for the bleaching of wood pulp. It is also functional as a blowing agent as well as reducing agent. This is also used in the laboratory for converting ketones as well as aldehydes. It can reduce the processing of acyl chlorides, Î±-hydroxylactones, thioesters, and anhydrides. It can reduce the esters slowly and is suited for numerous applications. It has a molecular weight âof 37.832 Grams (g) and NaBH4 is its molecular formula.