Boric acid is a chemical substance with the formula H3BO3 or B(OH)3, which is found as a crystalline solid.

Boric acid is also known by other names such as hydrogen borate, orthoboric acid, boracic acid, orthoboric acid and Lewis bohr acid. Boric acid crystals are colorless and white.

This chemical is odorless and has a bitter taste. Boric acid is soluble in water and dissolves well in boiling water.

This mineral melts at a temperature of 236 and hydrates at a temperature equivalent to 300 and tetra boric acid or pyroboric acid is formed.


Molar mass61.83 g·mol−1
Density1.435 g/cm3
Appearancecrystals are colorless and white
Solubilitysoluble in water and dissolves well in boiling water
Boiling point300 °C (572 °F; 573 K)


This material is available in 25 kg bags.


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  • Tile and ceramic industries
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  • Nutritional supplements
  • Prevent flame spread
  • gold industry
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  • pH adjustment

Other Names

  • hydrogen borate
  • orthoboric acid
  • boracic acid
  • orthoboric acid
  • Lewis bohr acid

Chemical Formula

  • H3BO3 or B(OH)3

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