What is Barium Carbonate

Widely used in the ceramics industry as an ingredient in glazes, it acts as a flux to produce unique colours not easily attainable by other means. In the brick, earthenware and pottery industries it is added to cause efflorescence.

  • Synonyms: Witherite
  • INCI: Barium Carbonate
  • Chemical Formula: BaCO3
  • CAS Number: 25070-31-9, 513-77-9

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula BaCO3
CAS Number 25070-31-9, 513-77-9
Molar Weight 197.335g/mol
Specific Gravity 4.275
Melting Point 811 °C
Boiling Point 1.360 °C

Uses and Applications for Barium Carbonate


  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Polymers

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