Boric acid

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Boric Acid

SYNONYMS: Boracic Acid; Orthboric Acid
CAS: # 10043-35-3
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 61.831 g/mol
EC No: 233-139-2
MDL No: MFCD00011337
SKU 02195074-CF Categories , , Tag

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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
SKU: 02195074-CF
Base Catalog Number: 195074
Alternate Names: Boracic Acid; Orthboric Acid
Boiling Point : 572° F at 760 mm Hg (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
CAS : # 10043-35-3
Density : 1.435 at 68° F (USCG, 1999)
EC No : 233-139-2
Format : Powder
Hazard Statements : H360
MDL No : MFCD00011337
Molecular Formula : H3BO3
Molecular Weight : 61.831 g/mol
pH : 3,8-4,8 (3,3 % aqueous solution)
pKa : 9.23 at 25 °C
PPE : Eyeshields, Full-face particle respirator type , Gloves, respirator cartridge, Respirator filter
RTECS No : ED4550000
Safety Symbol : GHS08
Solubility : 10 to 50 mg/mL at 66° F (NTP, 1992)
Vapor Pressure : 1.6X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C (2.136X10-4 Pa); log P (in Pa) = 26.83 - 9094/T where T is deg K

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