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Barium sulfide, 99.7% (metals basis), Thermo Scientific Chemicals

Catalog Number aa1284809
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10 g
50 g
barium sulfide, thioxobarium
barium(2+) sulfanediide
barium sulfide, thioxobarium
barium(2+) sulfanediide

Barium sulfide has different characters, so it is used in a variety of ways, such as in electronics, paint pigments, dehairing hides, flame retardant, luminous paints, and generating pure hydrogen sulfide. Barium sulfide can deviate X-rays and helps to give clearly image of the soft tissue. Barium sulfide is a precursor to other barium compounds and also used as a short wavelength emitters for electronic displays.

This Thermo Scientific Chemicals brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific Chemicals.

Melting Point 1200°C
Color Gray to Yellow
Physical Form Powder
Quantity 10 g
UN Number UN3134
Merck Index 14,995
Solubility Information Soluble in water but insoluble in alcohol.
Formula Weight 169.4
Percent Purity 99.7%
Odor Like rotten eggs
Sensitivity Moisture sensitive
Density 4.25 g/mL
Assay (metals basis)
Chemical Name or Material Barium sulfide
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Hazard Category H302+H332
Hazard Statement GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful if inhaled.
Precautionary Statement P261-P264b-P270-P271-P301+P312-P304+P340-P312-P330-P501c
DOTInformation Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: WATER-REACTIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S.
EINECSNumber 244-214-4
Recommended Storage Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only

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