perborate(redirected from perborates)
Related to perborates: Sodium perborate monohydrate
The univalent borate group, BO3, formed from a borate and hydrogen peroxide, or a salt containing this group.
(Elements & Compounds) any of certain salts derived, or apparently derived, from perboric acid. Perborates are used as bleaches in washing powders. See sodium perborate
per•bo•rate(pərˈbɔr eɪt, -ˈboʊr-)
a salt of perboric acid, as sodium perborate, NaBO3∙4H2O, used for disinfecting.