Frequently Asked Questions

With the applications, benefits, and uses of boron, borates, and 20 Mule Team® Borax products spanning a dozen industries and scores of products, questions are only natural. Here, you’ll find answers to some of the queries we hear most often.

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U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 500 customers with more than 1,700 delivery locations globally. We supply 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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