Barium chloride

Barium chloride dihydrate – is a chemical raw material used in industry in the thermo-chemical treatment of iron alloys and for their purification. Also in the production of dyes, fireworks. In polymer processing as an addition to plastics, pigments. Used in the ceramics and paper industries as well as for the production of pesticides and insecticides.

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Barium chloride dihydrate is a chemical raw material available in the form of a dihydrate with the chemical formula BaCl2 * 2H2O. Occurs as a colorless or white solid. It is soluble in water, insoluble in methanol, ethanol and ether. Colors the flame green. Barium chloride is an extremely toxic substance. It finds application in the chemical industry. Barium chloride used in industry for the production of dyes, pigments and fireworks. Also as a reagent for detecting sulfates in chemical compounds. In the blast furnace process for the thermal-chemical treatment of iron alloys and for the purification of scale and impurities. As an active agent in the production of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides. Its high-purity crystalline form is used as a chemical reagent in laboratories. In the ceramics industry, barium chloride is used to dye glass and reduce the melting point of ceramics. Barium chloride purifies water by preventing scale build-up.


+ CAS No: 10326-27-9

+ Form: solid

+ Color: white, colorless

+ Odor: no smell

+ pH: about 5 – 9.5

+ Melting point: 962 ° C

+ Boiling point: 1560 ° C

+ Auto-ignition temperature: not applicable

+ Flash point: not applicable

+ Explosion limits: not applicable

+ Bulk weight: about 1500 kg / m3

+ Solubility in water: 357 g / l (20 ° C) 587g / l (100 ° C)

+ Main ingredient content: 98%, Ca max 0.1%, S max 0.003%


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UN 1564

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