Used commonly in Cleaning Products, Glasses, Glazes and Metallurgy. Mild Antiseptic, Cleansing Agent, Water Softener, Corrosion Inhibitor for Antifreeze, Flux for Silver Soldering, Manufacture of Enamels, Shellacs, Heat-resistant Glass (e.g., Pyrex), Fertilizers, Pharmaceuticals, and other chemicals.
Other Names: Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, Disodium Tetraborate Decahydrate, Borax Decahydrate, Borax 10 Mol, Sodium Borate Decahydrate, Fused Borax
Appearance: White Crystalline Solid, Odorless, Granular
Solubility: Soluble in Water
Natural or Synthetic: Synthetic
Recommended Retest or Shelf Life: Shelf life, Indefinite
Storage: Cool Dark Dry, Tightly Closed.
Manufacturer: 20 Mule Team.
Not for Ingestion. Preservative but toxic if consumed in large doses.