Is Borax the same as boric acid?

Is Borax the same as Boric acid ? i need to know so i can kill fleas in my carpet

Asked By: JoeyB - 2/5/2008
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No, they are two very different products. Borax can kill if ingested, especially if it's by a child because it has been found to contain arsenic. Borax = Na2B407-10H2O. Boric Acid= H3BO3. Truthfully, getting rid of fleas & their eggs is a very difficult job. Call Terminix or Orkin & for a reasonable price, they will... More
Answered By: ♥ Shortstuff ♥ - 2/5/2008
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not the same, and it won't kill them. You have to kill the source first. Treat your pet first and have him/her out of the house for a few days. Call Terminex and have them fumigate for fleas. It's two treatments. Terminix is the only one that has the stongest chemicals because it mutates the eggs that the fleas... More
Answered By: Dreamgetter - 2/5/2008
not at all
Answered By: Michelle M - 2/6/2008
o it is differnt, check the products first.
Answered By: kanei - 2/6/2008
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