Strontium Chloride Hexahydrate, a salt composed of strontium and chloride, is a versatile chemical compound. It forms neutral aqueous solutions and exhibits distinctive properties when subjected to flame. When used in fireworks, it imparts a vibrant red colour, making it a sought-after ingredient for creating visually captivating displays. Its chemical characteristics lie between those of barium chloride and calcium chloride, with strontium chloride offering a balance of properties suitable for various applications. With its wide-ranging uses in industries such as pharmaceuticals, laboratories, and chemical synthesis, Strontium Chloride Hexahydrate plays a vital role in supporting research, experimentation, and production processes.
Strontium Chloride Hexahydrate 99.68% EP
£7.44 – £1,554.00
- Fireworks: Strontium chloride is commonly used in fireworks to produce a vibrant red colour.
- Pyrotechnics: It is employed as a colouring agent in various pyrotechnic compositions.
- Flares and Signals: The compound is used in flares and signal devices to generate a red illumination.
- Chemistry and Research: Strontium chloride can be used in chemical reactions and laboratory experiments as a source of strontium ions.
- Analytical Applications: It finds application in analytical chemistry for the detection and analysis of strontium.
- Metal Plating: It is used in certain metal plating processes as an electrolyte or additive.
- Ceramics and Glass: Strontium chloride can be incorporated into ceramic and glass formulations to enhance their properties.
- Manufacturing: The compound may find use in the production of various strontium-based materials and compounds.
Minimum Assay: 99.68%
Molecular Formula: SrCl2.6H2O
Molecular Weight: 266.62
Insoluble Matter in Water: <0.01%
Sulphate (SO4): <0.002%
Heavy Metals (as Pb): <0.0009%
Barium (Ba): <0.009%
Calcium (Ca): <0.018%
Iron (fe): <0.0006%
pH (5% Water): 7.0
Hazard Phrases: Causes serious eye damage.
Prec Phrases: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
HS CODE: 28273985
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