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Main Title RED facts : barium metaborate /
CORP Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances,
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA 738/F-93/019
Stock Number PB94-154481
Subjects Barium metaborate. ; Pesticides--Environmental aspects. ; Insecticides--Toxicology.
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Barium compounds ; Pollution regulations ; Exposure ; Humans ; Risk assessment ; Administrative procedures ; Environmental impacts ; Chemical properties ; Toxicity ; Environmental transport ; Labels ; Barium metaborate ; Reregistration ; Use patterns ; Microbiocides ; CAS 13701-59-2
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NTIS  PB94-154481 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 6 pages ; 28 cm
Barium metaborate is a microbiocide/microbiostat used as an industrial preservative in the manufacturing process of paints, paper/paper products, industrial adhesives and coatings. Barium metaborate products are formulated as soluble concentrates and ready-to-use solutions. They are added to paints, paper/paper products, adhesives and coatings during the manufacturing process using a method that involves open pouring into a metering pump. Barium metaborate iscompound of boron, which is ubiquitous in the environment and occurs naturally in soils, water, food and forage crops. Boron is an essential nutrient for plants as well as an essential element for many organisms.
"EPA/738/F-93/019." "Dec 1993." This is a Reregistration Eligibility Decision (RED) document fact sheet. Microfiche.