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so·di·um bo·rate

used in lotions, gargles, mouthwashes, and as a detergent.

borax

/bo·rax/ (bor´aks) sodium borate.

borax

A white or grey crystalline salt of boric acid which is used in detergents, cosmetics, soldering metals, enamel glazes, chemical reactions, as a fire retardant, insecticide, antifungal and texturing agent for food.

so·di·um bo·rate

(sō'dē-ŭm bōr'āt)
Agent used in lotions, gargles, mouthwashes, and as a detergent.
Synonym(s): borax.

borax,

n a principal ingredient in casting fluxes. Used in gypsum products as a retardant for the setting reaction and a strengthener for hydrocolloids.

borax

sodium borate. Poisoning occurs only in animals that eat relatively large amounts. Signs include diarrhea, prostration and convulsions.
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