BORIC ACID – USP/NF

Wintersun code: 02-011
CAS Number: 10043-35-3
Molecular Formula: H3BO3
Molecular Weight: 61.83

Boric Acid – USP/NF

WC Code: 02-011-001

  Sales Specification

Assay: 99.5- 100.5%
Heavy metals (expressed as Pb) ppm: <20
Loss on drying %: <0.5
Solubility in alcohol: Completely dissolves
Solubility in water: Clear solution

  Packing

In 55.12 Lbs Carton; 24 cartons / pallet

Applications

The main use of boric acid is to make borate salts such as borax and other boron compounds. Boric acid is also used in heat resistant glass, in fireproofing fabrics, in electroplating baths, in leather manufacturing, porcelain enamels and in hardening steels. Boric acid has antiseptic and antiviral activity. Aqueous solutions have been used as mouthwashes, eye-drops, skin lotions and cosmetics. Boric acid and its salts are components of many commercial insecticides and wood preservatives.

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