sodium perborate

noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NaBO2⋅3H2O or NaBO3⋅4H2O, used chiefly as a bleaching agent and antiseptic.
Also called perborax. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for sodium perborate

sodium perborate


a white odourless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and deodorant. Formula: NaBO 3 .4H 2 O
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Medical definitions for sodium perborate

sodium perborate
[ pər-bôrāt′ ]


A white odorless crystalline compound used as a mild alkaline oxidizing agent in dentifrices and as a topical antiseptic and deodorant.
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