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Old 10-01-2010, 07:37 PM   #1
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Default Does Borax go bad,,, over time?

I have some eggs that I want to precut into smaller pieces and then sprinkle borax over them and realized my half quart jar of Procure Plain Borax is almost (2) years old. No clumps or anything, just wondering if it does go bad, before I ruin the eggs I plan on cutting up?

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Old 10-01-2010, 08:56 PM   #2
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i dont think it goes bad over time, as long as moisture doesn't get in with it. but you can always go to like bi-mart or safeway. just about anyone who sells laundry detergent sells borax. its around 4 bucks for a whole box. 20 mule is all i purchase
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Old 10-01-2010, 11:04 PM   #3
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If it is dry and flowing freely it is OK.
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Old 10-02-2010, 07:01 AM   #4
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As above...if its not wet and stored good...you can use it for next 50 years i.e. if you don't run out of it....lol..
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Old 10-02-2010, 09:31 AM   #5
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It'll last forever. Even if it gets clumpy and moist you can dry it out and crush it back to powder. It's just sodium borate, no way for it to spoil.
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