Boric acid, also called hydrogen borate, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and acidum boricum, is a weak acid of boron often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, neutron absorber, or precursor to other chemical compounds. It has the chemical formula H3BO3 (sometimes written B(OH)3), and exists in the form of colorless flake or lump that dissolves in water. When occurring as a mineral, it is called sassolite.
Boric acid flakes Basic information
Boric acid Flakes/chunk
Boric acid Chemical Properties
EPA Substance Registry System
Boric acid (11113-50-1)
Boric acid is used extensively for the glass industry, in particular E-glass fibers, but also can not be sbstituted borax.
In the enamel, ceramic industry, products used to enhance the gloss and fastness. Can be used for medicine and wood preservation. Fungicides can be done in agriculture, pesticides, and trace element fertilizers. Boric acid is produced diboride matrix material, and its metal welding, leather, precious stones, electronics, defense and scientific research departments have widely applied.