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Data Sheet
Barium Stearate

Product Code 02-0895
Appearance White Powder
Barium Content 19.0%-21.0%
Free Fatty Acid 1.00%
Moisture 1.00%
Ash 28.0-30.0%
% Passing 200 Mesh sieve 99+%


PACKAGING: 55, 100-200 lb. Polylined Fiber Drums

USES: Barium Stearate is used as a dry lubricant in metal processing.

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 a poison. This product may be subject to SARA Section 313 reporting requirements (Ba 19-21%). See SDS for more information.

PROPER SHIPPING NAME: Barium Compounds N.O.S. (Barium Stearate)

SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1564, Class 6.1, PG III, Label Code 6.1

Barium Stearate

CAS Number 6865-35-6
RTEC Number N/A
Melting point 120 ° C
Water Solubility Slightly
Specific Gravity 1.2
Molecular Wt. 704.28
Molecular Formula Ba(C18H35O2)2

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