Boric acid, dipotassium salt; Boron potassium oxide (B4K2O7); Dipotassium tetraborate; Potassium borate; [ChemIDplus] Potassium biborate; [Merck Index]
Metalloid Compounds (Boron)
Pentahydrate: White solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; Odorless; [U.S. Borax MSDS]
Used as a cleanser; [REPROTOX] Used as a neutron absorber, in cleaning compounds, soldering and brazing fluxes, and as a flux in welding rods; [U.S. Borax MSDS]
Not a skin or eye irritant; Inhalation of dusts at concentrations greater than 10 mg/m3 may cause mild nose and throat irritation; Low acute oral toxicity; The testes have been shown to be a target organ of toxicity in high-dose oral animal studies; [U.S. Borax MSDS] See "Boric acid."
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: