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Alfa Aesar™ Sodium tetraborate decahydrate, 99+%

$28.76 - $295.03

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Sodium tetraborate decahydrate
CAS 1303-96-4
Molecular Formula B4Na2O7·10H2O
Linear Formula Na2B4O7·10H2O
Formula Weight 381.37g/mol (201.22g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149193
Merck Index 14,8590
Synonym Borax; Sodium borate (tetra) decahydrate
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AAA161760C

 
alfa aesar™
A16176-0C
10000g Each for $295.03

AAA161760E

 
alfa aesar™
A16176-0E
2500g Each for $95.04

AAA1617636

 
alfa aesar™
A16176-36
500g Each for $28.76
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 75°C
pH 9.24
Quantity 10000g
Chemical Name or Material Sodium tetraborate decahydrate
CAS 1303-96-4
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula B4Na2O7·10H2O
Linear Formula Na2B4O7·10H2O
Formula Weight 381.37g/mol (201.22g/mol Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149193
Merck Index 14,8590
Synonym Borax; Sodium borate (tetra) decahydrate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H360
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number VZ2275000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is used in detergents, cosmetics, and enamel glazes. It is likewise employed to prepare buffer solutions in biochemistry, as a fire retardant, anti-fungal compound, in the manufacture of fiberglass, as a flux in metallurgy, neutron-capture shields for radioactive sources, a texturing agent in cooking, and as a harbinger for other boron compounds. The molten borax bath is useful for carbide coating process on metals. It is applied as an efficient metal-free catalyst for Hetero-Michael reactions in an aqueous medium.

Solubility
Soluble in water, glycerol and ethanol. Insoluble in acids

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P281-P201-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Use personal protective equipment as required.
Obtain special instructions before use.
Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H360
May damage fertility or the unborn child.