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  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 Base - Shea Butter & Aloe
  56. Crafters Choice Lotion Goat's Milk & Honey
  57. Cream Base - Luxury Hand and Body
  58. Cream Base with Jojoba
  59. Decyl Glucoside
  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. Glyceryl Stearate
  71. Grapefruit Seed Extract 60/40
  72. Guar Gum
  73. Hibiscus Flowers
  74. Honeyquat
  75. Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
  76. Jojoba Beads - Green
  77. Jojoba Beads - Purple
  78. Jojoba Beads - Red
  79. Jojoba Beads - White Medium
  80. Jojoba Beads - White Small
  81. Jojoba Esters, 70 (MP70)
  82. Kirk's Body Wash
  83. Lanette N Wax (SLS Free)
  84. Lanolin - Anhydrous USP
  85. Lanolin Oil
  86. Lauric Acid
  87. Lecithin - Unbleached Fluid
  88. Lip Balm Base - Natural
  89. Lotion Base – Satin and Silk
  90. Lotion Base with Jojoba
  91. Luffa Powder - Natural
  92. Malic Acid
  93. Menthol Crystals - Large
  94. Menthol Crystals - Medium
  95. Milk Powder - Coconut
  96. Mineral Oil
  97. Nettle Leaf - Botanical
  98. Oat Scrub
  99. Optiphen
  100. Optiphen ND
  101. Orange Wax
  102. Oxalic Acid
  103. Palm Kernel Flakes
  104. Petroleum / Petrolatum Jelly - USP
  105. Phenonip
  106. Pink Zote Soap
  107. Polysorbate 20
  108. Polysorbate 60
  109. Polysorbate 80
  110. Polyvinyl Alcohol
  111. Potassium Benzoate
  112. Potassium Carbonate
  113. Potassium Chloride
  114. Potassium Hydroxide Flakes Lye
  115. Potassium Sorbate
  116. Propylene Glycol
  117. Pumice Powder
  118. Rosemary Oleoresin Extract (ROE) 575
  119. Salicylic Acid - USP
  120. SCI Noodle Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate
  121. Seaweed Powder
  122. Shea Oil / Olein
  123. Shower Gel – Crystal Clear
  124. Silk Amino Acid
  125. Silk Peptide
  126. Silk Powder
  127. Soap Flakes
  128. Sodium Acetate - Anhydrous
  129. Sodium Benzoate - Dense
  130. Sodium Bisulfate Anhydrous
  131. Sodium Citrate - Granular
  132. Sodium Coco-Sulfate
  133. Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP)
  134. Sodium Hydroxide Beads Lye
  135. Sodium Hydroxide Flakes Lye
  136. Sodium Lactate 60% (SL)
  137. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS Liquid)
  138. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS Powder) - USP
  139. Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA)
  140. Sodium Perborate TetraHydrate
  141. Sodium Percarbonate
  142. Sodium Sulfate
  143. Sodium Sulfite
  144. Sodium Thiosulfate Pentahydrate
  145. Sodium Tripolyphosphate Light Density STPP
  146. Sorbic Acid
  147. Sorbitan Stearate
  148. Spirulina Powder
  149. Stearic Acid
  150. Stearyl Alcohol
  151. Talcum Powder (White)
  152. Titanium Dioxide
  153. Trisodium Phosphate Dodecahydrate
  154. Vanilla Color Stabilizer - CP Soap
  155. Vanilla Color Stabilizer - MP Soap
  156. Vegetable Glycerin
  157. Vitamin B3 - Niacinamide USP
  158. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
  159. Vitamin C Ester (Ascorbyl Palmitate)
  160. Vitamin E - Tocopherols Natural
  161. Walnut Shell Powder - Fine
  162. Washing Soda (Soda Ash) - Dense
  163. Washing Soda (Soda Ash) - Light
  164. Willow Bark Extract
  165. Witch Hazel Distillate
  166. Witch Hazel Distillate - Alcohol Free
  167. Xanthan Gum
  168. Yogurt Powder
  169. Zinc Oxide Powder - USP

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Borax - Granular

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1925 Lbs ($0.77 per lb) $ 1488.30
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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.

Borax

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)

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • 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.


Toxic

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.