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Strontium peroxide

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Strontium peroxide Chemical Properties
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  • Hazard Codes O,Xi
  • Risk Statements 8-41-37/38
  • Safety Statements 17-26-36-36/39
  • RIDADR UN 1509 5.1/PG 2
  • WGK Germany 3
  • TSCA Yes
  • HazardClass 5.1
  • PackingGroup II
  • HS Code 28164000
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Strontium peroxide Usage And Synthesis
  • UsesStrontium dioxide (SrO2) can cause fires or explode when heated and in contact with organic substances. It is used as both a reducing agent and an oxidizing agent.
  • Chemical PropertiesStrontium peroxide is a lightcolored solid of good thermal stability. Commercial strontium peroxide contains about 85% SrO2 and 10% active oxygen.
  • Chemical Propertieswhite to off-white powder
  • UsesStrontium peroxide or strontium dioxide (SrO2) can cause fires or explode when heated and in contact with organic substances. It is used as both a reducing agent and an oxidizing agent.
  • UsesThe only substantial application for this compound is in pyrotechnics. Strontium peroxide produces a red color in flames.
  • UsesStrontium Peroxide is an oxidizing agent that is used for bleaching. It has also been used in some pyrotechnic displays to provide a vivid-red color.
  • PreparationLike the other alkaline earth peroxides, it can be prepared by reaction of the nitrate and sodium peroxide in a cold solution:
    Sr(NO3)2+ Na2O2+xH2O
    SrO2·xH2O+2NaNO3
    The hydrated form is usually the octahydrate. If the anhydrate is desired, t
  • General DescriptionA white powder. Insoluble in water and slowly decomposed by water. Noncombustible, but accelerates the burning of combustible material.
  • Air & Water ReactionsInsoluble in water and slowly decomposed by water.
  • Reactivity ProfileStrontium peroxide may explode from friction, heat or contamination. Accelerates burning when involved in a fire. May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). If the combustible material is finely divided the mixture may be explosive.
  • Health HazardTOXIC; inhalation, ingestion or contact (skin, eyes) with vapors, dusts or substance may cause severe injury, burns or death. Fire may produce irritating and/or toxic gases. Toxic fumes or dust may accumulate in confined areas (basement, tanks, hopper/tank cars, etc.). Runoff from fire control or dilution water may cause pollution.
  • Fire HazardMay explode from friction, heat or contamination. These substances will accelerate burning when involved in a fire. May ignite combustibles (wood, paper, oil, clothing, etc.). Some will react explosively with hydrocarbons (fuels). Containers may explode when heated. Runoff may create fire or explosion hazard.
  • Safety ProfileA powerful oxidizer. A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant. Mixtures with organic materials readily ignite with friction or on contact with moisture. See also PEROXIDES and STRONTIUM COMPOUNDS.
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