perborate

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Related to perborates: Sodium perborate monohydrate

per·bo·rate

 (pər-bôr′āt′)
n.
The univalent borate group, BO3, formed from a borate and hydrogen peroxide, or a salt containing this group.

perborate

(pəˈbɔːreɪt)
n
(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-)

n.
a salt of perboric acid, as sodium perborate, NaBO3∙4H2O, used for disinfecting.
[1880–85]
Translations

perborate

[pəˈbɔːreɪt] Nperborato m

perborate

[pəˈbɔːreɪt] nperborato
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Aside from natural sources, Boron is also released by human activities, being incorporated to the environment as a result of the use of borates and perborates in domestic and industrial uses as different products containing this mineral, like fiberglass, borosilicate glass, detergents, fertilizers and agricultural herbicides.
Roskill says that the probable outcome in the medium term is that consumption of perborates will decline in Western Europe and grow in North America.
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Examples of oxidizing agent initiators are, inter alia, hydrogen peroxide, persulfates such as sodium and potassium persulfate, perborates and also other per compounds.
In the past, demand has suffered from a reduction in wash water temperatures which reduced the efficiency of perborates in relation to the main competitor sodium hypochlorite.
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