Barium peroxide (BaO2)

Substance: Barium peroxide.

Also known as: Barium binoxide Barium dioxide Barium superoxide

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Hazard information danger

Oxidising
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled

Precautionary statements

  • Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles.
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Wash … thoroughly after handling.
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/…/if you feel unwell. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

Experiments with this reagent