Sodium tetraborate decahydrate

ACS reagent, 99.5-105.0%

Borax decahydrate, Sodium borate decahydrate
Linear Formula:
Na2B4O7 · 10H2O
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ACS reagent




≤0.005% insolubles

pH range

9.15 - 9.20


1.73 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
phosphate (PO43-): ≤0.001%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Ca: ≤0.005%
Fe: ≤5 ppm
heavy metals: ≤0.001%

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Marco Frasconi et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 25(18), 11097-11104 (2009-08-22)
A highly stable biological film was prepared by casting an aqueous dispersion of protein and composite hydrogel obtained from the polysaccharide Scleroglucan (Sclg) and borax as a cross-linking agent. Heme proteins, such as hemoglobin (Hb), myoglobin (Mb), and horseradish peroxidase...
Vijay K Bharti et al.
Tropical animal health and production, 40(2), 111-116 (2008-04-22)
An experiment was undertaken to evaluate the protective role of boron on the serum profile of buffalo calves fed a high fluoride ration. Twelve male Murrah buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calves of 6-8 months age, divided into three groups of four...
C Cencetti et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 90(3), 1362-1370 (2012-09-04)
Silver-loaded dressings are designed to provide the same antimicrobial activity of topical silver, with the advantages of a sustained silver release and a reduced number of dressing changes. Moreover, such type of dressing must provide a moist environment, avoiding fiber...
Hasan Turkez
Journal of applied toxicology : JAT, 28(5), 658-664 (2007-11-21)
Titanium dioxide (TiO(2)) is a potential carcinogenic/mutagenic agent although it is used in many areas including medical industries and cosmetics. Boron (as boric acid and borax) has also well-described biological effects and therapeutic benefits. In a previous study, sister-chromatid exchanges...
Sinan Ince et al.
Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements (GMS), 24(3), 161-164 (2010-06-24)
The aims of this study were to clarify the effects of high dietary supplementation with boric acid and borax, called boron (B) compounds, on lipid peroxidation (LPO), antioxidant activity, some vitamin levels, and DNA damage in rats. Thirty Sprague Dawley...

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