Borathor (Borate) - 1.5 lb


For protective and remedial treatment of wood against attack by wood-destroying organisms including termites (including drywood), wood infesting beetles,carpenter ants and decay fungi.


CANNOT BE SHIPPED TO: Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Treat their food. Treat the wood.

Borathor active ingredient is a borate derived from the natural mineral borax. Borates are stomach poisons that control insects by poisoning them when they ingest them. Treat their food with enough of a borate containing compound and you can control almost any type of wood destroying insect and wood decay fungi. That's just what Borathor does. It is used to treat or load their food, which in this case is structural wood, with a toxic amount of a borate. Load the wood to a sufficient level with a borate and it is highly protected against attack by wood destroying pests.

D.O.T. Powered

Borathor contains as its active ingredient the borate containing compound disodium octoborate tetrahydrate, commonly referred to as DOT. DOT's key attribute is that it is a water soluble borate that dissolves easily in water. This makes it easy to deliver to wood surfaces. 

Long Lasting Protection!

Borates are inorganic. This means that they will not degrade over time. As long as it is protected from moving moisture such as running water, the borate in Borathor will remain in place on and inside the treated wood indefinitely, continuing to protect it from insect and fungi attack for as long as it is in service. Trust Borathor to keep on protecting wood for a long time.

Go Green

Borates are a natural and low toxicity approach to wood protection. Good for you and good for the environment. Borathor is a perfect fit for any green building initiative.

No Resistance

Because the DOT in Borathor is natural, termites and other pests have not developed any resistance to its effects.

Pest Controlled: Subterranean Termites (Reticulitermes, Heterotemes, Coptotermes), Drywood Termites (Kalotermes, Incisitermes), Dampwood Termites (Zootermopsis), Powderpost Beetles (Lyctidae, False Powderpost Beetles (Bostrichidae), Deathwatch and Furniture Beetles (Anobiidae), Old House Borers, Longhorn Beetles (Cerambycidae), Carpenter Ants (Camponotus), Bark and Timber Beetles (Scolytidae), Silverfish, Millipedes, Centipedes, Crickets, flies, cockroaches.

Product Type: Insecticide Concentrate

Ready to use or mixing required: Mixing required

Active Ingredient(s): Borate - 98%

EPA Reg. No: 81824-8

Unit Size: 1.5 lb, 25 lb

Same Active Ingredient(s), Same Concentration: Timbor

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