What is the chemical formula of boric acid?

Asked by  | 25th Jul, 2008, 03:51: PM

Expert Answer:

It has the chemical formula H3BO3, sometimes written B(OH)3.Boric acid, also called boracic acid or orthoboric acid or Acidum Boricum, is a mild acid often used as an antiseptic, insecticide, flame retardant  in nuclear power plants to control the fission rate of uranium , and as a precursor of other chemical compounds.

Answered by  | 25th Jul, 2008, 06:22: PM

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