Orthoboric acid ACSSupplier: MP Biomedicals
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. It is also used as an insecticide for cockroaches and black carpet beetles. It is used In the research labs , astringent, antiseptic, antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is used in buffers and for calibration of polyacrylamide gel columns for the separation of oligonucleotides by capillary electrophoresis.
Boric acid has a single boron; its salt forms complex equilibria in solution, with the ion B4O7-2 being the predominant species.
MW: 61,83 g/mol
Storage Temperature: Ambient
CAS Number: 10043-35-3