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Borax

Sodium borate, a compound used in detergents and makeup as well as in insecticides and metallurgy. As such, it has both industrial and consumer product uses.
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0032 * Ammonium acetate and putrescine alone (two-component Biolure) or with trimethylamine (three-component Biolure) in traps with 300 mL 10% propylene glycol solution, 3 torula yeast/borax pellets in 300 mL water, 9% NuLure and 3% borax in 300 mL water.
For comparison purposes, the following were prepared: (1) polystyrened wood, as a reference for wood plastic; (2) wood preserved with 5 percent borax, as a reference for conventional wood preservation; and (3) untreated wood (as a control).
A Turkish researcher notes that borax waste added to red bricks and cement products increases strength and lifespan.
The team's analyses of bacteria and air showed that the borax treatments reduced SR populations by 99 percent after the first week and reduced hydrogen sulfide levels by 80 percent after six weeks.
The seed crystals were produced from 30 gram of Univar AR grade borax dissolved in 100 mL of Milli-Q water by heating up until 60[degree]C and filtered through filter paper.
There's no way to turn the spigot off," said Burton Weast, a spokesman for Borax.
Borax is sold in the laundry aisle of grocery stores under the brand name 20 Mule Team[R].
Some time ago several grocers and chemists were charged at Paisley with selling borax said to contain arsenic, but the cases were dismissed owing to a mistake having been made in the analysis.
Separately, Albemarle and the Borax Flame Retardant Group of Valencia, Calif.
Stir borax powder into the water one tablespoon at a time until no more will dissolve.
25 ml (1/4 tsp) of Borax into 120 ml (1/2 cup) of water.
Borax announced a 9% price increase for its flame retardant product, Firebrake ZB.