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Borax

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

S01AX07

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001303-96-4

Chemical Formula

Na2-B4-O7·(H2O)10

Molecular Weight

381

Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Antiseptic agent

Ophthalmic agent

Chemical Name

Disodium tetraborate decahydrate (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Borax (Latin)
  • Borax (German)
  • Borax (French)
  • Boráx (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Sodium Borate (OS: JAN)
  • Borate de Soude (IS)
  • Borax médicinale (IS)
  • CCRIS 4946 (IS)
  • E 285 (IS: E Number)
  • Natrium Boricum (IS)
  • Purified Borax (IS)
  • Sodium Biborate (IS)
  • Sodium Pyroborate (IS)
  • Sodium Tetraborate (IS)
  • UNII-91MBZ8H3QO (IS)
  • Borax (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Sodium Borate (PH: JP XVI, NF 33)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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