Chinese: 硼砂French: borax (n.m.)Russian: бура

Status: ISO 765 (published)
IUPAC name: disodium tetraborate decahydrate
CAS name: borax
CAS Reg. No.: 1303-96-4
Formula: B4H20Na2O17
Activity: herbicides (inorganic)
insecticides (inorganic)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
In ISO 765-1976 the name “disodium tetraborate” was given as an alternative.
The name “borax” is approved by the Weed Science Society of America.
Structure: Structural formula of borax
Pronunciation: bor-ǎks  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/B4O7.2Na.10H2O/c5-1-7-3-9-2(6)10-4(8-1)11-3;;;;;;;;;;;;/h;;;10*1H2/q-2;2*+1;;;;;;;;;;

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names