Sodium tetraborate Decahydrate

also known as borax

Uses for the chemical

1. It is used for detergents

2. It's used for cosmetics

3. It's also used for buffer solutions

Physical/chemical properties

> apears as a solid white crystal

> freezing/melting point is 320 deg C

> no odor

Chemical formula is- Na2B4O7·10H2O

Other facts

- boiling temp is at 1575 deg C

- borax was orriginaly found in a dry river bed

_ borax is also used to make glass

Created by Luke Saylor