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Barium Sulfate

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Barium Sulfate

CAS #

7727-43-7

SYNONYM

Barite Powder; Sulfuric acid, barium salt (1:1)

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FORMULA

BaSO4

PRODUCT TYPE

Inorganic

Typical Product Specifications

CHLORIDE

< 0.001%

HEAVY METALS

< 0.001%

ASSAY

> 97.0%

ACIDITY

< 0.01%

WATER-SOLUBLE SALTS

< 0.02%

PHOSPHATE

< 0.001%

IRON

< 0.001%

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Barium Sulfate distributor CAS: 7727-43-7 BaSO4 chemical structure

MELTING POINT

1580 c

ODOR

wh. or ylsh. fine powd. free from grittiness, odorless, tasteless

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.64

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

233.40

SOLUBILITY

conc. sulfuric acid

DENSITY

4.25-4.5

PRACTICALLY INSOLUBLE

in water, dilute acids, alcohol

NOTES

Weighting Agent; Used to add weight to a drilling fluid


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It is also the active ingredient used for radiopaque contrast imaging to help doctors accurately see the inner workings of the human body.


 

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