Agent Name

Sodium borate silicate

CAS Number

50815-87-7

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Q-cel Inorganic microspheres; Amorphous Sodium Borosilicate; [Potters MSDS]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White odorless powder; [Potters MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a specialty engineering plastics additive (i.e. modify density, impact resistance, wear resistance, or provide thermal or acoustic insulation); [Potters MSDS]

Comments

Contains less than 5% synthetic amorphous silica; Dust may cause irritation; Primary irritation studies demonstrated mild eye and slight skin irritation; Not a dermal sensitizer; [Potters MSDS] See "Sodium borate, anhydrous" and "Sodium perborate."

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