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Barium Nitrate Properties

Barium Nitrate

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Barium nitrate is a salt composed of barium and the nitrate ion.It occurs naturally as the rare mineral nitrobarite. Barium nitrate is an oxidizer and reacts vigorously with common reducing agents. It is used in producing various kinds of barium salts, colorants, explosives,uses in vacuum tube industry.

Chemical Properties

AR Assay 99.0%
Appearance White crystals
Boiling Point 83 °C
CAS Number 10022-31-8
Chemical Composition Nitric Acid;Barium Sulfate;Ammonium Nitrate;Barium Carbonate;Barium Chloride;Barium Sulfide
Density 3.24 g/cm3
EINECS Number 233-020-5
HS Code 283429100
IUPAC Name Barium(2+) dinitrate
InChI 1S/Ba.2NO3/c;2*2-1(3)4/q+2;2*-1
LR Assay 98%
Lab Grade LR;AR
Main Hazards Inhalation or contact with eyes or skin causes irritation. Ingestion of barium nitrate causes excessive salivation, vomiting, colic, diarrhea, convulsive tremors, slow, hard pulse, and elevated blood pressure.
Melting Point 590 °C
Molar Mass 261.37 g/mol
Molecular Formula BaN2O6
NFPA 704 H-3, F-0, R-3, C-NA
RTECS Number CQ9625000
Solubility 10.5 g/100 ml
Synonyms Barium Dinitrate;Bariumnitrate(Asba);Barium salt of nitricacid;Dusicnanbarnaty;Nitratedebaryum