a salt of perboric acid, as sodium perborate, NaBO3⋅4H2O, used for bleaching, disinfecting, etc.
Origin of perborate
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The perborate should be added when the powder is perfectly dry or it loses its bleaching properties.Soap-Making Manual
E. G. Thomssen
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