Agent Name

Sodium pentaborate

CAS Number

12007-92-0

Formula

B5-Na-O8

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Agribor; Boron sodium oxide (B5NaO8); Pentaboron sodium octaoxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Boron)

Description

Solid; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Sources/Uses

Used in chemical manufacture, to formulate abrasives, adhesives, fertilizers, analytical reagents, cellulose insulation, construction materials, detergents, industrial fluids (metal working fluids, lubricants, greases, and processing aids), welding and soldering flux mixtures and pastes, cement, and photographic solutions; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Suspected of being toxic to fertility or the developing child; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] See "Potassium pentaborate."

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