Our Products in Your Formulations

Where can I buy borax?
U.S. Borax produces and sells bulk borates. To buy large quantities of borax, please contact your local sales representative

If you are looking for borax for home use, the Dial Corporation acquired U.S. Borax’s consumer products division in 1988, and they were subsequently acquired by Henkel. They produce and distribute the 20 Mule Team® Borax products sold in stores. Visit their web site at www.20muleteamlaundry.com or call their customer service team at +1 800 457 8739. 
Where can I get material safety data sheets or handling information for your products?
You can find information about safety and handling in the following places: Or send us an email at rtb.sds@riotinto.com and tell us which product you’re using.
Can you send me copies of your product labels?
To request product labels, please contact your sales representative or customer service representative for more information.
What U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approvals do you have for your products?
Read our Statement on FDA Status of Borates. Or, send us an email at rtbproduct.stewardship@riotinto.com with details about your needs.
Where can I get boron cleaning products including 20 Mule Team Borax Laundry Booster and Boraxo Hand Soap?
20 Mule Team Laundry Booster boxBoron can be found in a number of cleaning supplies available to the general public. One of the most recognizable is 20 Mule Team® Borax Laundry Booster. The Dial Corporation acquired U.S. Borax’s consumer products division in 1988. Subsequently, Henkel acquired Dial in 2003. Henkel now sells 20 Mule Team® Borax Laundry Booster in stores. Find out where you can buy 20 Mule Team Borax Laundry Booster. In addition, Henkel manufactures and distributes Boraxo Hand Soap as Dial Professional and can help you find them in your area. You can visit their website at: www.dialprofessional.com

Because U.S. Borax does not sell these consumer products, we are unable to offer coupons for them.
Can you help me register my borate-based product with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)?
Send us an email at rtbproduct.stewardship@riotinto.com with details about your needs and interests. Or, read more about our Product Stewardship team.
How do you test your products for accurate boron content?
Beaker at the Quality LabWe use titration to measure wt.% of B2O3 at our Quality Lab in Boron, California. There, our experts routinely test U.S. Borax borate products. Learn more about our boron testing methods.
Do you have experts that can help with my formulations?
Yes. We have a number of specialists around the globe that can answer your boron formulation and agriculture trial questions. Learn more about our technical support experts.

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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