Boric Acid

Boric Acid

Synonyms Boracic Acid; Orthboric Acid

CAS Number: 10043-35-3 Molecular Formula: H3BO3 Molecular Weight: 61.831 g/mol

EC Number: 233-139-2 MDL Number: MFCD00011337

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Description

Product Description

Boric Acid

Application Notes

Boric Acid is used for weatherproofing wood and fireproofing fabrics; as a preservative; manufacturing of cements, crockery, porcelain, enamels, glass, borates, leather, carpets, hats, soaps, artificial gems; in nickeling baths; cosmetics; printing and dyeing, painting; photography; for impregnating wicks; electric condensers; hardening steel. Also used as insecticide for cockroaches and black carpet beetles. In the research labs it is used as an astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal agent. Used in buffers and for calibration of polyacrylamide gel columns for the separation of oligonucleotides by capillary electrophoresis.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.

Key Applications

Buffer||antibacterial||antifungal

Specifications
SKU 02195074-CF
Alternate Names Boracic Acid; Orthboric Acid
Application Notes Boric Acid is used for weatherproofing wood and fireproofing fabrics; as a preservative; manufacturing of cements, crockery, porcelain, enamels, glass, borates, leather, carpets, hats, soaps, artificial gems; in nickeling baths; cosmetics; printing and dyeing, painting; photography; for impregnating wicks; electric condensers; hardening steel. Also used as insecticide for cockroaches and black carpet beetles. In the research labs it is used as an astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal agent. Used in buffers and for calibration of polyacrylamide gel columns for the separation of oligonucleotides by capillary electrophoresis.
Boiling Point 572° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
Density 1.435 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 233-139-2
Format powder
Hazard Statements H360
Applications Buffer||antibacterial||antifungal
MDL # MFCD00011337
Melting Point 340° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula H3BO3
Molecular Weight 61.831 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Full-face particle respirator type , Gloves, respirator cartridge, Respirator filter
pH 3,8-4,8 (3,3 % aqueous solution)
Physical Appearance White Powder
pKa 9.23 at 25 °C
Product Families Description Boric acid
Product Overview Boric Acid
RTECS Number ED4550000
Safety Symbol GHS08
Solubility 10 to 50 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Room Temperature; desiccate
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.
Vapor Pressure 1.6X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C (2.136X10-<a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-61138" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/4%20Pa">4 Pa</a>); log P (in Pa) = 26.83 - 9094/T where T is deg K