CHARECTERISTICS

  • Present in the form of white shining crystals

SOLUBILITY

  • Highly soluble in water
  • Insoluble in alcohol

MELTING POINT

  • 575 degree Celsius

SOURCE

  • Obtained by the reaction of barium carbonate and nitric acid

GRADES

  • Technical, crystals, fused powder

HAZARDS

  • Poisonous and explosive

USES

  • It is a strong oxidizing agent
  • Used in explosives
  • Also used in ceramics and electronics industry

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