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    • CommentAuthoraldeal
    • CommentTimeJun 12th 2012 edited

    3.1 g boric acid (Fisher Scientific A73-500)
    4.75 g borax (sodium tetraborate; Sigma B0127 (anhydrous 99%))
    1 L ddH2O

    Adjust pH to 8.4 with NaOH

    • pH before allowing the solution to mix overnight, or the borax/boric acid will not dissolve

    Stir solution on stir plate.  If heat is available, heat stir plate to 35 °C.

    Filter sterilize prior to use