Similar term(s): boracic acid, borofax, orthoboric acid.
Boric acid is a chemical compound containing boron, hydrogen and oxygen. It is
a mild acid. It exists in the form of colorless crystals or a white powder and
dissolves in water.
Boric acid is a commercially important borate often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant and food preservative. It is also used in adhesives, detergents, in the manufacture of glass and paper, and to lower the fusion point in welding.
Borate - Boron
Español: Ácido bórico
Français: Acide borique