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Substance Name: Borax [ISO]
RN: 1303-96-4
UNII: 91MBZ8H3QO
InChIKey: CDMADVZSLOHIFP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • See also sodium borate.

Molecular Formulas

  • B4-H2-O7.2Na
  • B4-Na2-O7.10H2-O
  • B4-O7.2Na.10H2-O
  • Na2-B4-O7.10H2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 381.365
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Herbicide
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Alkalizing Agent)
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Unspecified / Unclassified Pesticide

Superlist Classification Code

  • TWA 5 mg/m3

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Borax [ISO]

Name of Substance

  • Borax
  • Borax granular
  • Puffed borax
  • Sodium borate
  • Sodium borate [JAN:NF]
  • Sodium tetraborate

Synonyms

  • 20 Mule Team Borax
  • AI3-51683
  • Antipyonin
  • Borascu
  • Borax
  • Borax (Na2(B4O7).10H2O)
  • Borax decahydrate
  • Borax [ISO]
  • Boric acid (H2B4O7), disodium salt, decahydrate
  • Boricin
  • Boro-spray
  • Boron sodium oxide (B4Na2O7), decahydrate
  • Bura
  • CCRIS 4946
  • Disodium tetraborate decahydrate
  • EC 215-540-4
  • Gerstley borate
  • Gertley borate
  • HSDB 328
  • Jaikin
  • Neobor
  • Polybor
  • Polybor 3
  • Sodium biborate decahydrate
  • Sodium borate
  • Sodium borate decahydrate
  • Sodium borate decahydrate (Na2B4O7.10H2O)
  • Sodium pyroborate decahydrate
  • Sodium tetraborate decahydrate
  • Solubor
  • Three elephant
  • Tronabor
  • UNII-91MBZ8H3QO

Systematic Names

  • Borax
  • Borax (B4Na2O7.10H2O)
  • Borax (Na2(B4O7).10H2O)
  • Disodium tetraborate, anhydrous
  • Sodium borate, decahydrate
  • Sodium tetraborate decahydrate

Superlist Names

  • Borates, tetra, sodium salts, decahydrate
  • Borax
  • Sodium borate
  • Sodium tetraborate

Mixture Name

  • Collyrium Eye Wash

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1303-96-4

FDA UNII

  • 91MBZ8H3QO

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12322-85-9
  • 1242163-03-6
  • 12447-40-4
  • 1344-90-7
  • 1443500-22-8
  • 61028-24-8
  • 71377-02-1
  • 910783-71-0
  • 950582-60-2

System Generated Number

  • 0001303964

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • B4-H2-O7.2Na
  • B4-Na2-O7.10H2-O
  • B4-O7.2Na.10H2-O
  • Na2-B4-O7.10H2-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • B4-H2-O7
  • B4-Na2-O7
  • B4-O7
  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O
  • Na
  • Na2-B4-O7

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/B4O7.2Na.10H2O/c5-1-7-3-9-2(6)10-4(8-1)11-3;;;;;;;;;;;;/h;;;10*1H2/q-2;2*+1;;;;;;;;;;

InChIKey

CDMADVZSLOHIFP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.O.[Na+].[Na+].[O-]B1OB2OB([O-])OB(O1)O2

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo oral 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
guinea pig LD50 oral 5330mg/kg (5330mg/kg)   "Boron, Metallo-Boron Compounds and Boranes," Adams, R.M., ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1964Vol. -, Pg. 693, 1964.
infant LDLo oral 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Pesticide Chemicals Official Compendium, Association of the American Pesticide Control Officials, Inc., 1966. Vol. -, Pg. 144, 1966.
man LDLo oral 709mg/kg (709mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

CARDIAC: CHANGE IN RATE

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 76, Pg. 378, 1921.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 2711mg/kg (2711mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ALTERED SLEEP TIME (INCLUDING CHANGE IN RIGHTING REFLEX)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. Vol. 143, Pg. 144, 1963.
mouse LD50 intravenous 1320mg/kg (1320mg/kg)   "Boron, Metallo-Boron Compounds and Boranes," Adams, R.M., ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1964Vol. -, Pg. 693, 1964.
mouse LD50 oral 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   "Boron, Metallo-Boron Compounds and Boranes," Adams, R.M., ed., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1964Vol. -, Pg. 693, 1964.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
rat LD50 oral 2660mg/kg (2660mg/kg)   Farm Chemicals Handbook. Vol. -, Pg. C48, 1991.