Boric Acid 25kg

Boric Acid 25kg

Boric acid is a weak, water-soluble acid that occurs naturally in some minerals, volcanic waters, and hot springs. It is a white, odorless, and crystalline powder that is often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant, and in various industrial applications. Boric acid is also commonly used in households as an eyewash, as a preservative for food and cosmetics, and as an ingredient in some laundry and cleaning products. It is considered a safe and effective substance when used properly, but can be toxic in high doses.



Boric acid has a wide range of uses, including:

  1. Insecticide: Boric acid is a natural and effective insecticide that can be used to control pests such as ants, cockroaches, termites, and silverfish.
  2. Antiseptic: Boric acid can be used as an antiseptic to treat minor cuts, burns, and fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and yeast infections.
  3. Flame retardant: Boric acid is often used as a flame retardant in textiles, plastics, and other materials.
  4. Preservative: Boric acid can be used as a preservative in food and cosmetics to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi.
  5. Industrial applications: Boric acid is used in the production of fiberglass, ceramics, and other industrial materials.
  6. Laundry and cleaning: Boric acid can be used as a laundry booster and in cleaning products to remove stains and odors.
  7. Eyewash: Boric acid can be used as an eyewash to soothe irritated eyes.

It’s important to note that boric acid should be used with caution and only as directed, as it can be toxic in high doses.

Safety Guidelines

When using boric acid, it is important to take the following precautions:
  1. Keep it out of reach of children and pets: Boric acid can be toxic if ingested, so it should be stored in a safe place where children and pets cannot reach it.
  2. Use it as directed: Follow the instructions on the label carefully and only use the recommended amount.
  3. Wear gloves and protective clothing: When handling boric acid, wear gloves and protective clothing to avoid skin irritation.
  4. Avoid inhaling the powder: Boric acid powder can be irritating to the respiratory system, so avoid inhaling it. If you must handle the powder, wear a mask.
  5. Don’t use on open wounds: Boric acid should not be used on open wounds or cuts, as it can delay the healing process.
  6. Don’t use in food preparation: Boric acid is not intended for use in food preparation and should not be ingested.
  7. Avoid use during pregnancy and breastfeeding: Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using boric acid, as there is limited research on its safety during these times.
If you experience any adverse reactions or symptoms after using boric acid, such as skin irritation or respiratory problems, stop using it immediately and seek medical attention if necessary.

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