We just moved to Fort Worth, Texas, and tried to find boric acid at the local Walgreens and other supermarket pharmacies. No one seems to have it. We are told they used to carry it but don't anymore. Please advise where we might be able to obtain boric acid.
H.A., Fort Worth, TX Mar 25, 2007
Borax (not boric acid) is what you need. Most hardware stores carry powdered borax.I am dismayed by all the household cleaners on store shelves, many probably harmful to pets and to the environment. Buy green-label, environmentally friendly products like borax, white vinegar, baking soda, and organic citrus cleaners and disinfectants. The increasing home use of antibacterial wipes and soaps is another absurdity, and likely to boomerang with the emergence of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria. Whatever happened to good old coal-tar soap?
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