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J60068 Sodium borate, 0.5M buffer soln., pH 8.0

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Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J60068-AK 250ml 49.60
J60068-AP 500ml 74.50
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Sodium borate, 0.5M buffer soln., pH 8.0


Chemical Properties

Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Fully miscible with water.


It is a component of many detergents, cosmetics, and enamel glazes. It is also used to make buffer solutions in biochemistry, as a fire retardant, as an anti-fungal compound for fiberglass, as a flux in metallurgy, neutron-capture shields for radioactive sources, a texturing agent in cooking, and as a precursor for other boron compounds.


Store in cool. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Literature References

Kate E Archibald; Larry J Minter; Gregory A Lewbart; C Scott Bailey. Collection and characterization of semen from Chilean rose tarantulas (Grammostola rosea). American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2014, 197(2), 251-257.

Mitsuru Abo; Li-Ping He; Kae Sato; Akira Okubo. Determination of monosaccharides derivatized with 2-aminobenzoic Acid by capillary electrophoresis. Methods in Molecular Biology, 2013,98445-50.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319-H360FD

Causes serious eye irritation. May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child. May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P264b-P280i-P281-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P337+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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