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General Ingredients

  1. 20 Mule Team Borax
  2. Acacia Gum (Gum Arabic)
  3. Alkanet Root Powder
  4. Allantoin
  5. Aloe Vera Gel (Liquid)
  6. Aloe Vera Juice
  7. Aloe Vera Oil
  8. Aloe Vera Powder - 100X
  9. Aloe Vera Topical Gel
  10. Alpha Lipoic Acid - Powder
  11. Ammonium Chloride
  12. Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate
  13. Ammonium Sulfate
  14. Apricot Seed Powder
  15. Arrowroot Powder
  16. Baking Soda - Sodium Bicarbonate
  17. Bamboo Extract - Water Soluble
  18. Barium Carbonate
  19. Basil Powder
  20. Beet Root Powder
  21. Benzoic Acid
  22. Benzoin Powder
  23. Black Walnut Powder
  24. Blueberry Seeds
  25. Borax - Anhydrous
  26. Borax - Decahydrate
  27. Borax - Granular
  28. Boraxo - Powdered Soap
  29. Boric Acid - Granular
  30. Boric Acid - Powder
  31. Botanical - Cinnamon Powder
  32. Botanical - Fennel Seed
  33. Botanical - FlaxSeed
  34. Botanical - Juniper Berries
  35. Botanical - Marjoram
  36. Botanical - Orange Peel Powder
  37. Botanical - Orange Peel Ribbon
  38. Botanical - Peppermint Leaves
  39. Botanical - Rose Buds and Petals
  40. Brown Sugar - Raw Demerara Crystals
  41. BTMS-50 - Incroquat Behenyl
  42. Bubble Bar Hardener
  43. Calamine Powder USP
  44. Calcium Stearate
  45. Candelilla Wax - Flakes
  46. Candy Sprinkles - Carnival Colors
  47. Candy Sprinkles - Chocolate Brown
  48. Carbopol Polymer
  49. Cetearyl Alcohol
  50. Cetyl Alcohol (palmityl)
  51. Citric Acid
  52. Cocamidopropyl Betaine
  53. Corn Starch
  54. Crafters Choice - Lotion Base Basic
  55. Crafters Choice Lotion Goat's Milk & Honey
  56. Cream Base - Luxury Hand and Body
  57. Cream Base with Jojoba
  58. Decyl Glucoside
  59. Deionized Water
  60. Dextrose
  61. Diatomaceous Earth
  62. Dimethicone 1000
  63. Emulsifying Wax Pastilles
  64. Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) - USP
  65. Fels Naptha
  66. Frankincense Granules
  67. Germaben II
  68. Germaben II E
  69. Germall Plus Liquid
  70. Gift Card
  71. Glyceryl Stearate
  72. Glycol Stearate
  73. Grapefruit Seed Extract 60/40
  74. Guar Gum
  75. Hibiscus Flowers
  76. Honeyquat
  77. Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
  78. Jojoba Beads - Green
  79. Jojoba Beads - Purple
  80. Jojoba Beads - Red
  81. Jojoba Beads - White Medium
  82. Jojoba Beads - White Small
  83. Jojoba Esters, 70 (MP70)
  84. Kirk's Body Wash
  85. Lanette N Wax (SLS Free)
  86. Lanolin - Anhydrous USP
  87. Lanolin Oil
  88. Lauric Acid
  89. Lecithin - Unbleached Fluid
  90. Lip Balm Base - Natural
  91. Lotion Base - Shea Butter & Aloe
  92. Lotion Base – Satin and Silk
  93. Lotion Base with Jojoba
  94. Luffa Powder - Natural
  95. Malic Acid
  96. Menthol Crystals - Large
  97. Menthol Crystals - Medium
  98. Milk Powder - Coconut
  99. Mineral Oil
  100. Nettle Leaf - Botanical
  101. Oat Scrub
  102. Optiphen
  103. Optiphen ND
  104. Orange Wax
  105. Oxalic Acid
  106. Palm Kernel Flakes
  107. Petroleum / Petrolatum Jelly - USP
  108. Phenonip
  109. Pink Zote Soap
  110. Polysorbate 20
  111. Polysorbate 60
  112. Polysorbate 80
  113. Polyvinyl Alcohol
  114. Potassium Benzoate
  115. Potassium Carbonate
  116. Potassium Chloride
  117. Potassium Hydroxide Flakes Lye
  118. Potassium Sorbate
  119. Propylene Glycol
  120. Pumice Powder
  121. Rosemary Oleoresin Extract (ROE) 575
  122. Salicylic Acid - USP
  123. SCI Noodle Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
  124. Seaweed Powder
  125. Shea Oil / Olein
  126. Shower Gel
  127. Shower Gel – Crystal Clear
  128. Silk Amino Acid
  129. Silk Peptide
  130. Silk Powder
  131. Soap Flakes
  132. Soda Crystals
  133. Sodium Acetate - Anhydrous
  134. Sodium Acetate - Trihydrate
  135. Sodium Acetate FCC
  136. Sodium Benzoate - Dense
  137. Sodium Bisulfate Anhydrous
  138. Sodium Citrate - Granular
  139. Sodium Coco-Sulfate
  140. Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP)
  141. Sodium Hydroxide Beads Lye
  142. Sodium Hydroxide Flakes Lye
  143. Sodium Lactate 60% (SL)
  144. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS Liquid)
  145. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS Powder) - USP
  146. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA)
  147. Sodium Perborate Monohydrate
  148. Sodium Perborate TetraHydrate
  149. Sodium Percarbonate
  150. Sodium Sulfate
  151. Sodium Sulfate Anhydrous ACS Powder
  152. Sodium Sulfite Dry
  153. Sodium Thiosulfate Pentahydrate
  154. Sodium Tripolyphosphate Light Density STPP
  155. Sorbic Acid
  156. Sorbitan Stearate
  157. Spirulina Powder
  158. Stearic Acid
  159. Stearyl Alcohol
  160. Talcum Powder (White)
  161. Titanium Dioxide
  162. Trisodium Phosphate Dodecahydrate
  163. Vanilla Color Stabilizer - CP Soap
  164. Vanilla Color Stabilizer - MP Soap
  165. Vegetable Glycerin
  166. Vitamin B3 - Niacinamide USP
  167. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
  168. Vitamin C Ester (Ascorbyl Palmitate)
  169. Vitamin E - Tocopherols Natural
  170. Walnut Shell Powder - Fine
  171. Washing Soda (Soda Ash) - Dense
  172. Washing Soda (Soda Ash) - Light
  173. Willow Bark Extract
  174. Witch Hazel Distillate
  175. Witch Hazel Distillate - Alcohol Free
  176. Xanthan Gum
  177. Yogurt Powder
  178. Zinc Oxide Powder - USP

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Borax - Granular

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  • Also known as Borax Pentahydrate
  • Grade: Granular - Technical
  • CAS: 12045-88-4
  • Etibor 48 (5 mol borax
Borax, also called sodium borate, or sodium tetraborate, or disodium tetraborate, is an important boron compound, a mineral, and a salt of boric acid. It is usually a white powder consisting of soft colorless crystals that dissolve easily in water.

Borax has a wide variety of uses. It is a component of many detergents, cosmetics, and enamel glazes. It is also used to make buffer solutions in biochemistry, as a fire retardant, as an anti-fungal compound for fibreglass, as an insecticide, as a flux in metallurgy, and as a precursor for other boron compounds.

The term borax is used for a number of closely related minerals or chemical compounds that differ in their crystal water content, but usually refers to the decahydrate. Commercially sold borax is usually partially dehydrated.

Borax occurs naturally in evaporite deposits produced by the repeated evaporation of seasonal lakes (see playa). The most commercially important deposits are found in Turkey and near Boron, California and other locations in the American southwest, the Atacama desert in Chile, and in Tibet. Borax can also be produced synthetically from other boron compounds.

What is Borax

Borax is a mineral that is known under several different names, these include sodium borate decahydrate, sodium pyroborate; birax sodium tetraborate decahydrate;sodium biborate. It is usually found deep within the ground and has been harvested close to the surface in death Valley California. Its most common uses include a laundry booster, multipurpose cleaner, preservative, insecticide. People also use borax to make slime.

The Crystals are odorless and alkaline, borax itself is not flammable or reactive.

Borax Crystals

making and Growing Borax crystals is very cool.

If you want to make a borax snowflake all you need is some pipe cleaner, borax and a wide mouth pint jar.

Twist the pipe cleaner together into a pattern that you like, this is the pattern that your snowflake / star will be in. make sure that the design and style that you choose is small enough to fix inside the wide mouth jar.

A piece of string should be tied around the end of one if your snowflakes legs, the other end of the string around a pencil. Make sure the string is at least about an inch or two long so that the star will hang in the jar from the string when the pencil is horizontally across the wide mouth of the jar.

Fill the jar with boiling water, add borax to the water slowly stirring it in so that it dissolves nicely. Ad it slowly and continuously stir it in. Depending on the size of your jar you will need to add more Borax, the generally ratio is 3 tablespoons per cup of water.

This is a great opportunity to tint the borax by adding some coloring to the water.

Now hang the snowflake into the jar with the pencil so that the snowflake is completely covered with liquid and hangs freely.

Let the solution cure for 24 hours, enjoy you new snowflake.


Sodium Borate (also known as borax) is commonly used in soap and cosmetics. its popularity is due to the multiple possible roles it can play. Used as a cleaner, preservative and emulsifier borax is one important ingredient. Commonly used in bath bombs, soaps and bath salts.

Cleaning with Borax

Borax can be a powerful all natural bathroom and kitchen cleaner.

Mix 1/4 cup of borax powder with 1/4 cup of sodium bicarbonate. That's all you need, add a splice of lemon essential oil or juice for the clean fresh scent. When used as a cleaner borax also helps keep away many bugs.

Borax will also help you get rid of roaches, Roches are thigmatropic (the like to rub against walls), sprinkle borax along the base of your walls and the roaches and other bugs will get it on themselves. the borax then adheres to their carapaces and leaches vital nutrients from their innards.

Borax will help get rid of fleas, sprinkle a small amount onto your carpets and vacuum it out. This is helpful with very small infestations, if you have a serious flea problem see a professional.

The Chemistry of Borax

Borax is a mineral found in various deposits around the world, it is made up of B)


  • Color is white to clear.
  • Luster is vitreous.
  • Transparency crystals are transparent to translucent.
  • Crystal System is monoclinic; 2/m
  • Crystal Habits include the blocky to prismatic crystals with a nearly square cross section. Also massive and as crusts.
  • Cleavage is perfect in one direction.
  • Fracture is conchoidal.
  • Hardness is 2 - 2.5
  • Specific Gravity is approximately 1.7 (very light)
  • Streak is white.
  • Other Characteristics: a sweet alkaline taste, alters to chalky white tincalconite with dehydration.
  • Notable Occurrences include Trona, Boron, Death Valley and other California localities; Andes Mountains; Turkey and Tibet.
  • Best Field Indicators are crystal habit, color, associations, locality, density and hardness.


Boric acid, sodium borate, and sodium perborate are estimated to have a fatal dose from 0.1 to 0.5g/kg. These substances are toxic to all cells, and have a slow excretion rate through the kidneys. Kidney toxicity is the greatest, with liver fatty degeneration, cerebral edema, and gastroenteritis. Boric acid solutions used as an eye wash or on abraded skin are known to be especially toxic to infants, especially after repeated use due to its slow elimination rate.

Other uses
  • component of detergents
  • component of cosmetics
  • anti-fungal compound for fibreglass and cellulose insulation
  • insecticide to kill ants and fleas

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  1. Borax will effectively neutralize urine odors on your child's mattress
  2. Make your own dried flower arrangements with Borax as the drying agent
  3. This easy to make wall and floor cleaner with Borax will leave your house sparkling clean and fresh.