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Boric acid

Boric acid

Key features and details

Boric Acid

SKU: 02195074-CF

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
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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

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.
Base Catalog Number 195074
Boiling Point 572° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
CAS # 10043-35-3
Density 1.435 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC Number 233-139-2
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H360
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)
pKa 9.23 at 25 °C
RTECS Number ED4550000
Safety Symbol GHS08
Solubility 10 to 50 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
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
Documents

Certificates of Analysis

Certificates of Analysis
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Certificates of Analysis
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Certificates of Analysis
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Material Safety Data Sheet

Material Safety Data Sheet
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Material Safety Data Sheet
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Material Safety Data Sheet
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