sodium borate


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so·di·um bo·rate

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

sodium borate

n.
An odorless white solid compound, Na2B4O7, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, detergents, and pharmaceuticals. It is often used in its decahydrate form, which is also known as borax.

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.

so·di·um bo·rate

(sō'dē-ŭm bōr'āt)
Agent used in lotions, gargles, mouthwashes, and as a detergent.
Synonym(s): borax.
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Bray, "A structural interpretation of B10 and B11 NMR spectra in sodium borate glasses," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, vol.
The sodium borates are roughly elliptical-shaped in plan, 2 mi in length (E-W), 1 mi in width, and range to a greatest thickness of 300 ft in the south-central portion.
The relatively low toxicological profile of sodium borates (borates) makes them especially attractive wood preservatives.
Elution was with a gradient of 0.25 mol/L sodium borate buffer, pH 8.0 (solvent A), and 0.6 mol/L sodium borate buffer, pH 8.0 (solvent B), as follows: gradient from 80%A/20%B to 60%A/40%B for 17 min; gradient from 60%A/40%B to 0%A/100%B for 1 min; maintenance at 0%A/100%B for 17 min; gradient from 0%A/100%B to 80%A/20%B for 2 min; and maintenance at 80%A/20%B for 20 min.
Alkaline sodium hydroxid e and sodium borate treatments also mobilized some hexavalent chromium.
A 200-[micro]L aliquot of a plasma sample was mixed with 200 [micro]L of a 5 mg/L solution of the internal standard [1-(aminomethyl)cycloheptane acetic acid)] in a 15 g/L sodium borate (borax; Sigma-Aldrich) solution and applied to a 1-mL Bond Elut [C.sub.18] extraction column (cat.
Mason reported that chromated copper arsenate (CCA) is the most common wood preservative treatment for southern yellow pine, followed by sodium borate, which acts as both an insecticide and a fungicide.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply of Carboxymethylcelhilose Sodium 5mgml, Sodium Chloride-Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride Dihydrate, Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate, Boric Acid, Sodium Borate Decahydrate & Purified Water.
Buffer A (for coating) was 0.05 mol/L sodium borate buffer, pH 9.6.
chilled loops, hot water boilers, and low pressure steam boilers will all be treated with a blend of sodium borate, sodium polyacrylate, and sodium tolytriazole to protect ferrous and non-ferrous metals in contact with the treated water.
Previous work demonstrated that sodium borate was optimal for binding drugs to the first column during the application step and that borate was useful as the ex change buffer when initiating the transfer of drugs from column 1 to column 2 (11).