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Data Sheet
Barium Peroxide

Product Code 02-0875
Appearance Tan/White Powder
Assay 92% Min
Active Oxygen 8.7% Min
Barium Carbonate 2.0% Max
Acid Insoluble 0.5% Max
Moisture @105 ° C 0.5% Max
Iron 0.005% Max
Chloride 0.05% Max
Apparent Denisty 0.9 g/ml Min
Passing U.S. Std. Sieve #200 85% Min


PACKAGING: 300 & 600 Polylined Steel Net Drums (smaller quantity's available)

USES: Barium Peroxide is use as an oxidizer in various ordnance and pyrotechnic mixtures. It is also used to bleach animal substances, vegetable fibers and straw. It can also be used in the manufacturing of oxygen and hydrogen peroxide. Combine with aluminum it is used in the welding industry. It can be used as an oxidizer in organic synthesis.

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# 1449, Class 5.1, P.G. II, Label Code 5.1(6.1)

Barium Peroxide

CAS Number 1304-29-6
RTEC Number CR 0175000
Melting point -O, ~800 ° C
Specific Gravity 4.958
EINEC Number 2151284
Molecular Wt. 160.36
Molecular Formula BaO2
Water Solubility Insoluble

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