Agent Name

Potassium tetraborate tetrahydrate

CAS Number

12045-78-2

Formula

B4-K2-O7.4H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Boric acid (H2B4O7), dipotassium salt, tetrahydrate; Boron potassium oxide (B4K2O7), tetrahydrate; Potassium borate tetrahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

White odorless crystals; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; May be toxic to fertility or the developing child; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Potassium tetraborate."

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