Hummel Croton Inc.
10 Harmich Road
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Tel: 908-754-1800
Fax: 908-754-1815

Data Sheet
Barium Nitrate

Product Code 02-0810 02-0810
Description White Crystal White Powder
Assay 99.30% 99.30%
Moisture 0.05% 0.05%
Water Insolubles 0.05% 0.05%
Iron 0.001% 0.001%
pH 5.0-8.0 5.0-8.0
Chloride 0.05% 0.05%
Granulation Normal - 20 Mesh Normal - 100 Mesh


PACKAGING: 50-55 lb. Bags or 300/330 lb. Polyethylene lined Drums

USES: Barium Nitrate is use to manufacture other barium compounds. It is used by the pyrotechnic industry for the production of "green fire" and green signal flares. It also has uses in the vacuum tube industry.

HANDLING: Do not store near acids, organics and other oxidizable materials or where flammable or combustible materials are stored. 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. Material is an oxidizer and a poison. This product may be subject to SARA Section 313 reporting requirements (Ba 52.55%). See SDS for more information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1446, Class 5.1, PGII, Label Code 5.1(6.1)

Barium Nitrate

CAS Number 10022-31-8
RTEC Number CQ 9625000
Melting point ~590 ° C
Specific Gravity 3.24
EINEC Number 2330205
Molecular Wt. 261.39
Molecular Formula Ba(NO3)2
Water Solubility 9.2g/100ml @20 ° C

No warranty, expressed or implied, or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise is made, except that the products herein discussed comply with the chemical description on the labels. Buyer assumes risks of the use, storage and handling. Hummel shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages arising directly or indirectly in connection with the purchase, use, storage or handling of this product. The information contained herein is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate. However, all recommendations or suggestions are made without guarantee, since the conditions of use are beyond our control. We disclaim any liability incurred in connection with the use of these data or suggestions. This information is not to be taken as a license to operate under, or a recommendation to infringe any patent(s). The observance of all regulations and patents is the responsibility of the user. No agent, representative or employee of this company is authorized to vary any terms of this notice.