- March 9, 2007 at 3:52 pm #238460
Hi there, I usually don’t post, but had to repond to this one, borax is
INDEED poison. If you look at the bottom of this
https://www.icgov.org/documents/altcleaningsolutions.pdf link about
alternative cleansers, you will find that it is also caustic! It does work
wonderfully, just use good judgement.
And, as with any chemical keep it away
from the kiddos & pets. https://infoventures.com/e-hlth/pestcide/borax.html
<~~~This site give a chemical breakdown. It is also used as a pesticide.
Blessings, Leah in Colorado
> Hello All,
> I read some where (maybe this group, I don’t remember) a recipe for
> homemade dishwashing soap. Equal parts washing soda and borax. So I did
> that and it seems to work pretty well.
Then I read the other day that
> borax is extremely poisonois. Now I’m worried. Since my dishwasher isn’t
> the greatest at washing and rinsing I don’t want to be poisoning my
> Should I stop using it?
What do you all think?
> Thanks allot………………Susan
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