Ingredi BORAX Pentahydrate is branded Etibor-48 Granular manufactured and packaged by Etimine USA in a bulk 55.12 pound bag.
Borax Pentahydrate is also known as 5 mol Borax; Di-sodium Tetraborate Pentahydrate; Buffer Salt pH 9.18; Sodium Borate Pentahydrate.
Etibor-48 is a white, odorless crystalline granular or powder product. Etibor-48 is the most common form of sodium borate used in industry. It is mildly alkaline.
Boron is used as a cleaning and bleaching agent. It controls alkalinity of soaps and synthetic detergents; balances active oxygen; softens water; lowers the time and heat of the washing; and prevents the corrosion of the metal/machine. Borates are also widely used in personal care products and household or industrial cleaners for various purposes like abrasion, germicide and bleaching. Borax has also been used for flea control. The choice of boron product will depend on the other ingredients and the composition, quality and type of the final product. Borax Decahydrate, Borax Pentahydrate, Boric Acid and Anhydrous Borax can be used for cleaning and laundering formulations.