Borax Activities?

Answer Borax, also known as sodium borate, is a common household cleaner and chemical found in many laundry detergents. It can also be used to create a variety of items such as silly putty and crystal sno... Read More »

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Is borax a mineral?

How to Bathe in Borax?

Many people are aware that Borax is most commonly used as a laundry detergent. According to, however, Borax is also an ingredient found in bath salts. Borax is an all natural ... Read More »

What is the pH of borax?

Borax is an alkaline (basic) solution, commonly used as a buffer. Its pH is equal to the dissociation constant (pKa) of the chemical's parent acid. Borax is derived from boric acid, which has a pKa... Read More »

Can you put borax in dishwasher?

Soap that is not formulated for a dishwasher can make a lot of suds. Be very careful if you use Borax.