Barium Nitrate

Chemical Formula: Ba(NO3)2
Cas No.: 10022-31-8
Use: As a raw material to produce green fireworks, green signal flare, explosives, vacuum cube industry, etc.
Item Industrial
Purity %≥ 99.3
Moisture %≤ 0.05
H2O insoluble%≤ 0.05
Sr %≤ 0.05
Ca %≤ 0.004
Fe %≤ 0.001
Cl %≤ 0.05


Pyrotechnic Barium Nitrate 99.3% Specification:
Item Quality Index
-Barium Nitrate 99.3% min
-Moisture 0.02% max
-Ferrous(Fe) 0.003% max
-Chloride 0.028% max
-Water Insoluble 0.01% max
-pH Value 5.0-8.0


White crystal and powder. The relative molecular weight is 261.34 and density is 3.24. It can dissolve in water but not in ethanol and aquafortis. The melting point is 592°C. It will decompose under high temperature. It has the strong oxidizing property. It will form the explosive mixture if put together with organic substance. It can give out the green light while burning and explosion. It belongs to poisonous substance.


It is mainly used to produce baryta, barium dioxide, optical glass, ceramic and glaze etc. and it is also used for detonator, oxidizer, green fireworks, signal flare and photoelastic sensitivity, as well as antisepsis, chemical agent, medicine and metal heat treatment etc.