Barium Sulfate Solution

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CAS 7727-43-7

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(2N) 99% Barium Sulfate Solution BA-SAT-02-SOL Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Barium Sulfate Solution BA-SAT-03-SOL Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Barium Sulfate Solution BA-SAT-04-SOL Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Barium Sulfate Solution BA-SAT-05-SOL Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
BaSO4 7727-43-7 24852116 24414 MFCD00003455 231-784-4 barium(2+) sulfate N/A [Ba+2].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O InChI=1S/Ba.H2O4S/c;1-5(2,3)4/h;(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+2;/p-2 TZCXTZWJZNENPQ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
BaO4S 233.39 White 1,345° C
(2,453° F)
1,600° C
(2,912° F)
4.50 g/cm3 233.857 233.857 0 Safety Data Sheet

Sulfate IonBarium Sulfate Solutions are moderate to highly concentrated liquid solutions of Barium Sulfate. They are an excellent source of Barium Sulfate for applications requiring solubilzed Compound Solutions Packaging, Bulk Quantity materials. American Elements can prepare dissolved homogenous solutions at customer specified concentrations or to the maximum stoichiometric concentration. Packaging is available in 55 gallon drums, smaller units and larger liquid totes. American Elements maintains solution production facilities in the United States, Northern Europe (Liverpool, UK), Southern Europe (Milan, Italy), Australia and China to allow for lower freight costs and quicker delivery to our customers. American Elements metal and rare earth compound solutions have numerous applications, but are commonly used in petrochemical cracking and automotive catalysts, water treatment, plating, textiles, research and in optic, laser, crystal and glass applications. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale (See also Nanotechnology Information and Quantum Dots) elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. We also produce Barium Sulfate Powder.Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles (See also application discussion at Nanotechnology Information and at Quantum Dots) and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar energy materials and fuel cells. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Barium (Ba) and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolBarium (atomic symbol: Ba, atomic number: 56) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 6 element with an atomic weight of 137.27. The number of electrons in each of barium's shells is [2, 8, 18, 18, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Xe] 6s2. Barium Bohr ModelBarium is a member of the alkaline-earth metals. The barium atom has a radius of 222 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 268 pm. Barium was discovered by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1772 and first isolated by Humphry Davy in 1808. Elemental Barium In its elemental form, barium is a soft, silvery-gray metal. Industrial applications for barium include acting as a "getterer," or unwanted gas remover, for vacuum tubes, and as an additive to steel and cast iron. Barium is also alloyed with silicon and aluminum as load-bearing alloys. The main commercial source of barium is the mineral barite (BaSO4); it does not occur naturally as a free element . The name barium is derived from the Greek word "barys," meaning heavy. For more information on barium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of barium products, visit the Barium Information Center.

Sulfur Bohr ModelSulfur (S) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolSulfur or Sulphur (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne]3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777 when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound. For more information on sulfur, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of sulfur products, visit the Sulfur Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Precautions 22-24/25
RTECS Number CR0600000
Transport Information N/A
WGK Germany N/A
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)

Baryte, Sulfuric acid, barium salt (1:1), barium(+2) cation sulfate, Barium salt of sulfuric acid, Actybaryte, Colonatrast, Sulfuric acid, barium salt (1:1), Barosperse, Esophotrast

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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Recent Research & Development for Barium

  • Jen-Hsien Hsu, Cheol-Woon Kim, Richard K. Brow, Joe Szabo, Ray Crouch, Rob Baird, An alkali-free barium borosilicate viscous sealing glass for solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 270, 15 December 2014
  • Gan Jet Hong Melvin, Qing-Qing Ni, Toshiaki Natsuki, Electromagnetic wave absorption properties of barium titanate/carbon nanotube hybrid nanocomposites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Junhai Shen, Keyu Chen, Liangchao Li, Weixiang Wang, Ye Jin, Fabrication and microwave absorbing properties of (Z-type barium ferrite/silica)@polypyrrole composites, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Hongyi Li, Lingyun Dong, Yi Lu, Shilie Pan, Xiaoquan Lu, Hongwei Yu, Hongping Wu, Xin Su, Zhihua Yang, Synthesis, crystal structure, and optical properties of a new lead barium borate, PbBa2(B3O6)2, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Yongbo Zhang, Fei Xu, Guoguo Tan, Junli Zhang, Tao Wang, Fashen Li, Improvement of microwave-absorbing properties of Co2Z barium ferrite composite by coating Ag nanoparticles, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • Ningning Dai, Zhenhua Wang, Taizhi Jiang, Jie Feng, Wang Sun, Jinshuo Qiao, David Rooney, Kening Sun, A new family of barium-doped Sr2Fe1.5Mo0.5O6-d perovskites for application in intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Yong Li, Pei-Chen Su, Lai Mun Wong, Shijie Wang, Chemical stability study of nanoscale thin film yttria-doped barium cerate electrolyte for micro solid oxide fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Renan Azevedo da Rocha, Carolina Leão Quintanilha, Thayná Viana Lanxin, Júlio Carlos Afonso, Cláudio Augusto Vianna, Valdir Gante, José Luiz Mantovano, Production of potassium manganate and barium manganate from spent zinc–MnO2 dry cells via fusion with potassium hydroxide, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 268, 5 December 2014
  • Hye-Lim Kim, Shin Kim, Kyu-Hyung Lee, Hong-Lim Lee, Ki-Tae Lee, Oxygen ion conduction in barium doped LaInO3 perovskite oxides, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 267, 1 December 2014
  • Satoshi Tanaka, Takuma Takahashi, Keizo Uematsu, Fabrication of transparent crystal-oriented polycrystalline strontium barium niobate ceramics for electro-optical application, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 34, Issue 15, December 2014
  • L.A. Reznichenko, V.A. Alyoshin, L.A. Shilkina, M.V. Talanov, S.I. Dudkina, Variations in the microstructure and properties of multicomponent ferroelectric ceramics as a result of its modification by barium, Ceramics International, Volume 40, Issue 9, Part B, November 2014
  • Saptasree Bose, Radhaballabh Debnath, Strong crystal-field effect and efficient phonon assisted Yb3+?Tm3+ energy transfer in a (Yb3+/Tm3+) co-doped high barium–tellurite glass, Journal of Luminescence, Volume 155, November 2014
  • Kaladhar Kamalasanan, Anupriya, M.K. Deepa, Chandra P. Sharma, Supramolecular curcumin–barium prodrugs for formulating with ceramic particles, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 122, 1 October 2014
  • Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti, Matthias Burgener, Manuela Stir, Jürg Hulliger, Barium hydrogen phosphate/gelatin composites versus gelatin-free barium hydrogen phosphate: Synthesis and characterization of properties, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Volume 431, 1 October 2014
  • Maha Rai, Gavin Mountjoy, Molecular dynamics modelling of the structure of barium silicate glasses BaO–SiO2, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, Volume 401, 1 October 2014
  • A. Friederich, C. Kohler, M. Nikfalazar, A. Wiens, M. Sazegar, R. Jakoby, W. Bauer, J.R. Binder, Microstructure and microwave properties of inkjet printed barium strontium titanate thick-films for tunable microwave devices, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, Volume 34, Issue 12, October 2014
  • C.B. Boothroyd, M.S. Moreno, M. Duchamp, A. Kovács, N. Monge, G.M. Morales, C.A. Barbero, R.E. Dunin-Borkowski, Atomic resolution imaging and spectroscopy of barium atoms and functional groups on graphene oxide, Ultramicroscopy, Volume 145, October 2014
  • Tatjana S. Pochekutova, Vyacheslav K. Khamylov, Sergey Yu. Ketkov, Georgy K. Fukin, Nadia M. Khamaletdinova, Boris I. Petrov, Olga V. Kuznetsova, Synthesis, X-ray investigation and DFT calculations of solvated barium ß-diketonate complexes with 18-dibenzocrown-6: [Ba(pta)2(18DBC6)](C6H5CH3)2 and [Ba(pta)2(18DBC6)](CH2Cl2) (pta = 1,1,1-trifluoro-5,5-dimethylhexanedionato-2,4; 18DBC6 = 18-dibenzocrown-6), Polyhedron, Volume 79, 5 September 2014
  • José Pedro Rino, An interaction potential for barium sulfide: A molecular dynamics study, Computational Materials Science, Volume 92, September 2014

Recent Research & Development for Sulfates

  • Xiaoshi Lang, Dianlong Wang, Chiyu Hu, Shenzhi Tang, Junsheng Zhu, Chenfeng Guo, The use of nanometer tetrabasic lead sulfate as positive active material additive for valve regulated lead-acid battery, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 270, 15 December 2014
  • L. Liu, J.P. Cheng, J. Zhang, F. Liu, X.B. Zhang, Effects of dodecyl sulfate and nitrate anions on the supercapacitive properties of a-Co(OH)2, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volume 615, 5 December 2014
  • K. De Weerdt, D. Orsáková, M.R. Geiker, The impact of sulphate and magnesium on chloride binding in Portland cement paste, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 65, November 2014
  • E.M. van der Merwe, C.L. Mathebula, L.C. Prinsloo, Characterization of the surface and physical properties of South African coal fly ash modified by sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) for applications in PVC composites, Powder Technology, Volume 266, November 2014
  • F. Agrela, M. Cabrera, A.P. Galvín, A. Barbudo, A. Ramirez, Influence of the sulphate content of recycled aggregates on the properties of cement-treated granular materials using Sulphate-Resistant Portland Cement, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 68, 15 October 2014
  • Mariana O.G.P. Bragança, Kleber F. Portella, Marcelle M. Bonato, Cláudia E.B. Marino, Electrochemical impedance behavior of mortar subjected to a sulfate environment – A comparison with chloride exposure models, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 68, 15 October 2014
  • Gajanan Pandey, Supriya Dixit, A.K. Shrivastava, Role of additives; sodium dodecyl sulphate and manganese chloride on morphology of Zn1-xMnxO nanoparticles and their photoluminescence properties, Materials Chemistry and Physics, Volume 147, Issue 3, 15 October 2014
  • Linna Hu, Guangxiu Wang, Rong Cao, Chun Yang, Xi Chen, Fabrication and surface properties of hydrophobic barium sulfate aggregates based on sodium cocoate modification, Applied Surface Science, Volume 315, 1 October 2014
  • Mathias Maes, Nele De Belie, Resistance of concrete and mortar against combined attack of chloride and sodium sulphate, Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 53, October 2014
  • M.L. Nehdi, A.R. Suleiman, A.M. Soliman, Investigation of concrete exposed to dual sulfate attack, Cement and Concrete Research, Volume 64, October 2014
  • Sina Movaghati, Ali Akbar Moosavi-Movahedi, Fariba Khodagholi, Hadi Digaleh, Ehsan Kachooei, Nader Sheibani, Sodium dodecyl sulphate modulates the fibrillation of human serum albumin in a dose-dependent manner and impacts the PC12 cells retraction, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, Volume 122, 1 October 2014
  • Da-Hai Xia, Yashar Behnamian, Hao-Nan Feng, Hong-Qiang Fan, Li-Xia Yang, Chen Shen, Jing-Li Luo, Yu-Cheng Lu, Stan Klimas, Semiconductivity conversion of Alloy 800 in sulphate, thiosulphate, and chloride solutions, Corrosion Science, Volume 87, October 2014
  • Shiqiang Chen, Peng Wang, Dun Zhang, Corrosion behavior of copper under biofilm of sulfate-reducing bacteria, Corrosion Science, Volume 87, October 2014
  • Yi Liu, Pengran Gao, Xianfu Bu, Guizhi Kuang, Wei Liu, Lixu Lei, Nanocrosses of lead sulphate as the negative active material of lead acid batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 263, 1 October 2014
  • Bryan R. Orellana, David A. Puleo, Tailored sequential drug release from bilayered calcium sulfate composites, Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 43, 1 October 2014
  • Ashutosh Sharma, Karabi Das, Hans-J. Fecht, Siddhartha Das, Effect of various additives on morphological and structural characteristics of pulse electrodeposited tin coatings from stannous sulfate electrolyte, Applied Surface Science, Volume 314, 30 September 2014
  • Farhat Abubaker, Cyril Lynsdale, John Cripps, Investigation of concrete–clay interaction with regards to the thaumasite form of sulfate attack, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 67, Part A, 30 September 2014
  • Zanqun Liu, Dehua Deng, Geert De Schutter, Does concrete suffer sulfate salt weathering?, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 66, 15 September 2014
  • Teresa Stryszewska, The change in selected properties of ceramic materials obtained from ceramic brick treated by the sulphate and chloride ions, Construction and Building Materials, Volume 66, 15 September 2014
  • A. Martínez Gabarrón, J.A. Flores Yepes, J.J. Pastor Pérez, J.M. Berná Serna, L.C. Arnold, F.J. Sánchez Medrano, Increase of the flexural strength of construction elements made with plaster (calcium sulfate dihydrate) and common reed (Arundo donax L.), Construction and Building Materials, Volume 66, 15 September 2014