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Borax

  • CAS 1303-96-4
  • Molar weight 301.9693 g/mol
  • Chemical formula Na2B4O7. 5H2O

Borax is used in various household laundry and cleaning products and some tooth cleaning formulas. Some other ways in which it finds use is as a component of glass and pottery glazes in the ceramics industry, as a solvent for metal-oxide slags in metallurgy, as a flux in welding and soldering, and as a fertiliser additive, a mouthwash, and a water softener.

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Borax
  • CAS 1303-96-4
  • Chemical formula Na2B4O7. 5H2O
  • Molar weight 301.9693 g/mol

Product details of Borax

  • White solid

Chemical formula

Na2B4O7. 5H2O

CAS number

1303-96-4

1330-43-4

11130-12-4

12179-04-3

Molar weight

301.9693 g/mol

Specific Gravity

1.71

Melting Point

743 °C

Boiling Point

1.575 °C


Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Disinfectants
  • Food additive
  • Metallurgy
  • Water softening agent
  • Welding

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