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B3545 Sigma-Aldrich

Sodium tetraborate decahydrate

BioXtra, ≥99.5%

Synonym: Borax decahydrate, Sodium borate decahydrate

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Biological Buffers, Buffers A to Z, Chemical Synthesis, Inorganic Salts,
Quality Level   200
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99.5%
form   powder
impurities   ≤0.001% Phosphorus (P)
  ≤0.1% Insoluble matter
pH   9.2 (10 g/L)
solubility   H2O: 0.1 M, clear, colorless
density   1.73 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.05%
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%
cation traces   Al: ≤0.0005%
  Ca: ≤0.01%
  Cu: ≤0.0005%
  Fe: ≤0.001%
  K: ≤0.005%
  Mg: ≤0.0005%
  NH4+: ≤0.05%
  Pb: ≤0.001%
  Zn: ≤0.0005%
SMILES string   O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.[Na+].[Na+].[O-]B1Ob2ob([O-])ob(O1)o2
InChI   1S/B4O7.2Na.10H2O/c5-1-7-3-9-2(6)10-4(8-1)11-3;;;;;;;;;;;;/h;;;10*1H2/q-2;2*+1;;;;;;;;;;
InChI key   CDMADVZSLOHIFP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Sodium tetraborate decahydrate has been used:
• as a buffer component in biotinylation assay.
• in preparation of methylene blue solution for histological staining.
• as a component of trace metal solution for medium supplementation.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Sodium tetraborate decahydrate also called borax. Guar gum based gels crosslinked by borax are effective for wastewater treatment. Borax is used in the preparation of detergents and cosmetics. Borax elicits toxicity in the brain especially in aquatic organisms resulting in edema and congestion.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
VZ2275000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Single- & multi-channel pipettes from BRAND
Protocols & Articles

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