CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is present in the form of white shinning powder

SOLUBILITY

  • Highly soluble in water
  • Less soluble in alcohol

DENSITY

  • 3.152

MELTING POINT

  • At 120 OC Lose its properties

PREPARATION

  • Obtained by passing chlorine through strontium hydroxide solution.

GRADES

  • Available in Technical and  laboratory grades

HAZARDS

  • Can prove explosive when comes in contact with other organic compounds
  • Catches fire upon heating and rubbing
  • It is a strong oxidizing agent

USES It is used in many fireworks formulas and tracer bullets as Tracer ammunition

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