Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate

Borax

Na2B4O7·10H2O

Uses

  • Clean your clothes
  • Kill unwanted pests
  • Removes rust

Properties

  • Dissolves in water
  • Density is averaged at 1.71
  • White, grayish, or bluish color and a white streak
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Other Facts

  • Most of the worlds supply comes from South Carolina
  • Also known as sodium borate, sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate
  • Brittle or earthly luster