barium sulphate


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barium sulphate

An insoluble substance used as a contrast medium for X-ray examination. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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Barium sulphate core tablet was compressed using same hardness, friability, and thickness as that of curcumin tablet.
Barium sulphate is insoluble salt of barium used as radiographic contrast medium.
The size of the suspended barium sulphate particles has an effect upon the amount of radiation which is scattered during the turbidimetric measurement.
Barite is a mineral composed of crystalline barium sulphate. Because of barite's extremely high specific gravity, it is used as a weighting agent for drilling fluid inoil and gas excavation.
Sachtleben, which started business in 1878 as a barium sulphate producer for the coatings industry, already works closely with coatings producers in developing formulations using its barium sulphate and zinc sulphide as extenders or fillers for.
Digested on steam bath until the precipitate settled t, filtered, washed out with hot water containing two drops of sulphuric acid per liter, and then with a little water until the acid was removed and weighed as barium sulphate.