Where can you find boric acid?


Quick Answer

Boric acid can be found in its natural state in volcanic regions. Boric acid can be bought at large stores such as Walmart, Lowe's and Home Depot. It can be purchased online from stores such as Amazon, and local pharmacy and grocery stores sell Boric acid as well.

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Boric acid is a weak acid, and its molecular formula is B(OH)3 or H3BO3. It is a white crystalline solid with a low solubility in water. It melts at 170.9 degrees Celsius, or 339.6 degrees Fahrenheit.

It is used as an insecticide to kill cockroaches, termites, ants and other house pests. It is also used as an antiseptic for minor cuts and burns, as it has antimicrobial properties. It is used as a preservative as it has antifungal properties.

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