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What is Antimony Trioxide?

What is Antimony Trioxide?

Antimony Trioxide is the substance of metallic element antimony. It is produced from ore of sulfide mineral which is known as stibnite. It is used as a by product in the smelting process and in the production of lead. It is also used in fire retardant formulations, in chemical process as catalyst and in glass and ceramic products it is used as an additive. It retards the effect of flame in plastics, rubbers and textiles. It is organic compound which can dissolve in aqueous solution with hydrolysis. Valentinite and senarmonite minerals are the naturally occurred antimony trioxide.



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