acidity regulator. Borax has many industrial uses including as an added
ingredient in washing powder, water softeners and soaps. Borax is also
mixed with clay and other substances to produce porcelain enamels used
in pottery, and other ceramics. It is also used in the glass industry,
the textile industry, in tanning leather, and in the manufacture of
paper. It is used on, not in foods as an inorganic herbicide, or insecticide.
Possible risk that this may cause reproductive disorders, based on tests
with laboratory animals. Eye and skin irritant. Harmful by ingestion.
May be harmful by inhalation.