Sodium perborate is chemical compound whose chemical formula may be written NaH2BO4, Na2H4B2O8, or, more properly [Na+]2·[B2O4(OH)4]2−. Its name is sometimes abbreviated as PBS.
This salt is widely used in laundry detergents, as one of the peroxide-based bleaches.
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Sodium perborate isn't just limited to cleaning uses; it can also be found in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations. It is used in some whitening toothpastes, denture cleaners, hair bleaches, wound cleaners, douches, contact lens cleaners and solutions, eye drops, and artificial tears products. The Good Guide or the Environmental Working Group's Skin Deep Cosmetic Database list products that may contain it.
Sodium Perborate Tetrahydrate is not regulated as dangerous chemical for transportation, but Sodium Perborate Monohydarte is classified as oxidier and the newly allocated UN number as 3377 (as per IMDG CODE) from July 2003.