borax(redirected from disodium tetraborate)
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used in lotions, gargles, mouthwashes, and as a detergent.
boraxA 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.