Barium Acetate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Barium Acetate Properties

Barium Acetate

Molecule Structure Image



Barium acetate is the salt of barium(II) and acetic acid. It is used as a mordant for printing textile fabrics, for drying paints and varnishes and in lubricating oil. In chemistry, it is used in the preparation of other acetates, and as a catalyst in organic synthesis.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99%
Appearance White solid
CAS Number 543-80-6
Density 2.47 g/cm3
EINECS Number 208-849-0
HS Code 291529000
IUPAC Name Barium Acetate
InChI 1S/2C2H4O2.Ba/c2*1-2(3)4;/h2*1H3,(H,3,4);/q;;+2/p-2
LR Assay 98.5%
Lab Grade AR;LR
Main Hazards Hazardous on ingestion
Melting Point 450°C
Molar Mass 255.42 g mol−1
Molecular Formula C4H6BaO4
RTECS Number AF4550000
Solubility 55.8 g/100 g
Synonyms Aceticacid, Barium Salt (8CI,9CI);Barium Acetate (6CI);Barium Diacetate;Barium(II)Acetate