- Borax is used fir the identification of colored metal ions.
- Peroxoborate present in washing powder. It's a cleaning and bleaching agent.
- Borax is a flux for soldering. And also acts as a good preservative.
- In the manufacture optical and borosilicate glass, enamels and glazes for pottery.
- Borax is used as fungicide, fire retardant and in softening water.
- Borax is used for stiffening agent for candle wicks.
- Borax is used as antiseptic soaps.