Boric Acid

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Boric Acid
Chemicals for Science Education
CAS Number: 10043-35-3
Formula Weight: 61.83
Formula: H3BO3
Hazard Info: Toxic, Irritant
Density (g/mL): 1.4
Solubility: Water, Alcohol and Glycerol
Synonyms: Boracic Acid
Shelf Life (months): 36
Storage: Green

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Delivery information: This product is designed for educational and teaching laboratories, and no certificate of analysis is available.




This disposal method is published for your convenience. You MUST have checked with your federal, state, and local regulations before using this method and these methods are only applicable for small laboratory sized quantities.

Use a lab apron, chemical resistant gloves and goggles before following the below method to dispose of hazardous waste.

 1. Add the acid to a large volume of water. The final concentration of the acid must be less than 1 M.
  a. Remember to always add acid to water.
 2. Slowly add sodium carbonate to the acid. Stir. Carbon dioxide gas will be produced.
  a. Neutralization is complete when carbon dioxide is no longer being produced.
 3. Pour the final solution down the drain with at least a 20-fold excess of water.