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Barium Carbonate Rev. Date 04/21/06

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Product Code:   02-0450
Barium & Strontium Carbonate:   99.50%
Strontium as Carbonate:   1.50%
Calcium Carbonate:   0.04%
Sodium Carbonate:   0.17%
Iron as Fe:   13 ppm
Sulfur as S:   0.05%
Moisture:   0.06%
Granulation: + 200 mesh   0.1%
+325 mesh   0.30%
PACKAGING:   50 lb. Bags, 250 lb. Polylined Fiber Drums
USES:   Barium Carbonate is used as an ingredient of optical glass, porcelain enamel frit and ceramic glazes. It is used in the manufacture of various barium compounds including Barium Nitrate, Barium Oxide, Barium Hydrate, Barium Chromate, Barium Peroxide and Barium Titanate. It is also used by the chemical industry in removing sulfuric acid from liquids.
HANDLING:   Avoid contact with acids large quantities of CO2 will be evolved. Reseal containers immediately after use. Store away from food and beverages. Use dust respirator when handling. OSHA PEL & ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established for this compound at 0.5 mg/m3 as Ba. This product may be subject to SARA Section 313 reporting requirements (Ba 69.59%). See MSDS for more information.
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Barium Carbonate

Barium Carbonate
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Decompostion point
Specific Gravity

CQ 8600000
~1300 °C

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Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula
Water Solubility

Practically Insoluble

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