Barium Sulfate (Borax)

$8.95 /lb
[BaSO4] Technical grade-97.0% min purity, 99% -325 mesh, very fine white powder.

Barium sulfate is used as a green coloring agent, a high temperature oxidizer in the flash phase of strobe mixtures and sometimes as a delay agent in glitter formulations.

Due to barium sulfate's extreme insolubility it is one of the few nontoxic barium compounds.

Barium nitrate is a green coloring agent used more often in pyrotechnic formulas, it produces a superior green color.

White Strobe Pots and White Strobe Rockets using barium sulfate.

Part #CH8030