sodium borate

sodium borate
sodium borate n a sodium salt of a boric acid esp BORAX

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[NF] the sodium salt of boric acid, Na2B4O7, used as an alkalizing agent in pharmaceutical preparations. It has also been used for its weak antibacterial and mild astringent properties in lotions and ear and eye preparations. Called also borax, s. pyroborate, and s. tetraborate.

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