Fire-Proofing for Halloween Costumes

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

This was on the news as a way to fire proof your childrens' Halloween costumes, which are notoriously flammable. This recipe is from Washington Hospital Center.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 ounces boric acid
  • 9 ounces borax
  • 1 gallon warm water


  1. Combine boric acid and borax.
  2. Dissolve the mixture in a bucket containing 1 gallon of warm water.
  3. Soak the costume in the mixture until fully saturated.
  4. Allow costume to drip dry.