Boric Acid (Crystalline/NF/EP/BP/JP), Fisher Chemical

Packaging Poly Pail
Quantity 12kg

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Catalog No. A79-12

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 10043-35-3
    Physical Form Powder/Solid
    Molecular Formula H3BO3
    Formula Weight 61.83
    MDL Number MFCD00011337
    Synonym Borofax
    Chemical Name or Material Boric Acid
    Assay ≥99.5% (JP)
    Grade BP/EP/JP/NF

    Specifications

    Melting Point 169°C
    Physical Form Powder/Solid
    Formula Weight 61.83
    Quantity 12kg
    Color White
    pH 3.8 to 4.8 (EP)
    Solubility Solubility in water: partially soluble
    Vapor Pressure 2.7mbar at 20°C
    Health Hazard 3 Emergency Overview
    May impair fertility. Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. May cause central nervous system effects. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:0
    Instability:1
    Identification Pass Test (EP)
    Residual Solvents Meets Requirements (BP)
    Solubility in Alcohol Pass Test (BP)
    Sulfate ≤450ppm (BP, EP)
    Bacterial Endotoxins ≤5 EU/mg (EP)
    Completeness of Solution Pass Test (NF)
    Synonym Borofax
    Endotoxin ≤5 EU/mg (NF)
    Heavy Metals ≤15ppm (BP, EP), ≤10ppm (JP)
    Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.002% max. (NF)
    Loss on Drying ≤0.5% (NF, JP/JP)
    Appearance of Solution Clear and Colorless (BP)
    Arsenic (As) ≤5ppm (JP)
    Molecular Formula H3BO3
    MDL Number MFCD00011337
    CAS 10043-35-3
    ChemAlert Storage Symbol Gray
    Clarity and Color Clear and colorless (JP)
    Health Hazard 2 WARNING!
    Additional Information Vapor Pressure: 2.7mbar at 20°C
    Packaging Poly Pail
    Organic Matter Pass Test (BP)
    Chemical Name or Material Boric Acid
    Assay ≥99.5% (JP)
    Grade BP/EP/JP/NF
     

    WARNING!

    Emergency Overview
    May impair fertility. Irritating to eyes and skin. May cause irritation of respiratory tract. May cause central nervous system effects. Ingestion may cause gastrointestinal irritation, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Use personal protective equipment. Use only under a chemical fume hood. Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Obtain medical attention. Move to fresh air. Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

    NFPA

    Health:2
    Flammability:0
    Instability:1

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