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Compound Summary for: CID 24414

Barium Sulfate

Also known as: Barite; Baritop; 7727-43-7; Actybaryte; Barosperse; Citobaryum; Colonatrast; Esophotrast; Intropaque
Molecular Formula: BaO4S   Molecular Weight: 233.3896   InChIKey: TZCXTZWJZNENPQ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.   From: MeSH
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