Borax, Sodium Borat

Borax Specifications

Test Specification…..BP
Characters It appears as a white, crystalline powder, colorless crystals or crystalline masses, efflorescent
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

 

Test(C)

 

(a) Specified test. The flame has a green border

(b) To 5 mL of solution S add 0.1 mL of phenolphthalein solution R. The solution is red. On addition of 5ml of glycerol, the color disappears.

(c) Solution S gives the reaction of sodium

Solubility Soluble in water, very soluble in boiling water, freely soluble in glycerol
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless.
 pH Between 9.0 to 9.6
Sulfates Not more than 50 ppm
Ammonium Not more than 10 ppm
Arsenic Not more than 5 ppm
Calcium Not more than 100 ppm
Heavy Metals Not more than 25 ppm
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 103.0% of Na2B4O7.10H2O

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Sodium Borate

Test Specification…..USP
Characters It appears as a colorless, transparent crystals or white, crystalline powder, odorless
Identification

Test A

Test B

 

(A)It gives reactions of sodium

(B) It gives reactions of borate

Solubility Freely soluble in boiling water and in glycerin; soluble in water; insoluble in alcohol.
Heavy metals Not more than 20 ppm
Carbonate and bicarbonate Specified test. No effervescence is observed
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 99.0% and not more than 105.0% of Na2B4O7·10H2O

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.

Sodium Borate Decahydrate

Test Specification…..ACS
pH of a 0.01 M solution 9.15-9.20 at 25C
Insoluble matter Not more than 0.005%
Chloride (Cl) Not more than 0.001%
Phosphate (PO4) Not more than 0.001%
Sulfate (SO4) Not more than 0.005%
Calcium (Ca) Not more than 0.005%
Heavy metals (as Pb) Not more than 0.001%
Iron (Fe) Not more than 5 ppm
Assay 99.5-105.0% Na2B4O7.10H2O

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
cGMP (FDA) Approved, WHO-GMP, ISO 9001: 2015, ISO14001:2015, ISO18001:2007, FSSC 22000: 2005, FSSAI, Kosher and Halal Certified.