barium compound


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barium compound

Any of the compounds containing barium and suitable diluents or additives. They are used in the form of insoluble barium sulfate, to visualize, that is, to outline, the hollow viscera in roentgenography. Poisoning occasionally occurs when the soluble salts are used accidentally in place of the insoluble sulfate.
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Also, it is alleged that the company failed to submit timely, complete, and correct reporting forms (Form R) for barium compounds for 1990 and 1992 and zinc compounds for 1990-1992.