Where Can I Find Borax in the UK?

I've often seen Borax mentioned in postings. I'm in the UK and no one I ask has heard of it - does anyone know if it can be found under a different name?

Thanks,
Heather from UK

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Check out this site: www.borax.com

click on borax vistors center, and then on worldwide locations----or you can just contact them----maybe they use a different name in the UK.

Good luck!!!

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i could have sworn i bought it at boot's six years ago!

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Boots sells Borax in the Homecare section

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I Get it from Boots @£2 19 today June 2006!!

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Tesco Naturally range sells it in their laundry area as a stain remover. 400g for 99p.

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In your local market, check in the laundry isle. It is an additive to use with your laundry detergent. The real name is 20 Mule Team Borax. Hope this helps.

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You can contact a ceramic supply business. Potters use borax to make some of the glazes .

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Where do I buy this, at the hardware shop or supermarket?

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The EU changed the chemical classification of borax a few years ago, and since then it's no longer sold as a laundry additive or household cleaner. But it's still available if you look around. Supermarkets are unlikely to stock borax but you could try somewhere like B&Q, or have a look online.

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You may find it in Boots the chemist.

Marg from England.

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I'm sure there are chemical supply companies and pool chemical companies in the UK. Look by the chemical name which if I remember correctly is sodium borate. Many chemicals can be purchased in bulk. It should be as easy as doing a google search or making a few phone calls to find somewhere that has it.

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