Sodium Tetraborate Decahydrate

By Ewan Frick

Chemical Formula


* Common name is Borax

Uses of Borax

*One of the main components of house hold detergents.

*Used as an anti-fungal compound

*It can also be found in cosmedics.

Physical and Chemical Properties

3 Extra Facts

*First found by John A. in North America, 1856.

*Borax is listed as a poison.

*Has a sweetish metallic taste.