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Alfa Aesar™ Boric acid, 99+%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A108960E

Quantity 2500g

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Catalog No. AAA108960E


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Boric acid is a precursor material for other boron compounds. A dilute water solution of boric acid is usually employed as a mild antiseptic and eyewash. Boric acid is employed in leather manufacture, electroplating and cosmetics. It is involved in the production of monofilament fiberglass which finds applications in boats, industrial piping, LCD flat panel displays and computer circuit boards. It is in combination with sodium tetraborate decahydrate (borax) and is used as a welding flux by blacksmiths. The mixture of boric acid and silicone oil is useful in the production of silly putty.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohols. Slightly soluble in acetone and pyridine.

Notes
Store in cool place. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with potassium and acid anhydrides.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

10043-35-3
H3BO3
MFCD00011337
14,1336
Boric acid
BH3O3
61.83
1697939
Boracic acid; Orthoboric acid

Specifications

2500g
10043-35-3
H3BO3
MFCD00011337
14,1336
Odorless
Boric acid
3.8 to 4.8
BH3O3
61.83
1697939
Boracic acid; Orthoboric acid
≈185°C (dec.)
≥99%

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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

GHS P Statement
P201-P308+P313
Obtain special instructions before use.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.

Danger

RTECSNumber : ED4550000

TSCA : TSCA

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