What is Boric Acid

The primary industrial use of boric acid is in the manufacture of monofilament fiberglass. In the jewelry industry, it is often used in combination with denatured alcohol to reduce surface oxidation and it is used in the production of the glass in LCD flat panel displays.

  • Synonyms: Boracic acid, Borofax, Boron Trihydroxide, Boron (III) hydroxide, Optibor, Orthoboric acid, Sassolitt, Trihydroxyborane
  • INCI: Boric Acid
  • Chemical Formula: B(OH)3
  • CAS Number: 10043-35-3, 11113-50-1

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula B(OH)3
CAS Number 10043-35-3, 11113-50-1
Molar Weight 61.831g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.014
Melting Point 170,9 °C
Boiling Point 300 °C
Forms White crystalline solid
Grades Extra Pure High Purity Pharma
Variations Granular Powder

Uses and Applications for Boric Acid

Key Applications

  • Agriculture
  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Fabric, textile and leather products
  • Flame retardant
  • Fuel and fuel additives
  • Paints and coatings


  • Water Treatment
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Solvents
  • Polymers
  • Pharma
  • Oil & Gas
  • Cleaning
  • Lubricants
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Coatings & Construction

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