• February 23, 2020
  • WTO

India | Barium Carbonate (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

Title of document
Barium carbonate (Quality Control) Order, 2020 (1 page(s), in English)

Barium carbonate is one of the important raw material widely used in the manufacture of different types of ceramic dielectric capacitors for high frequency application and for hard ferrites. The other important use is as an ingredient for the manufacture of ceramic glaze frits and fluxes, optical and ophthalmic glasses and special cut glasses. It is also used in other electro ceramic materials used a resistors, circuit breakers etc. The standard of Barium carbonate for ceramic and glass industry prescribes minimum purity and impurity profile in maximum covering iron, sodium oxide and other metal sulphates etc. Barium carbonateTechnical is used for removing of sulfates in phosphoric acid production and chlorine alkali electrolysis. Barium Carbonate Technical is also used in the manufacture of various Barium compounds like barium chloride , barium nitrate, barium sulphide etc. The standards prescribe minimum content of Barium and Carbonate, besides impurity profile. The locally manufactured or imported Barium carbonate standards of the State Governments shall be the enforcing authority.

Notifying member: India


Objective tag
Protection of the environment

The standard of Barium Carbonate is being made mandatory to protect the environment and overall eco system.


Agency responsible
Department of chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India.


  • Submission: 13/02/2020
  • Reception: 14/02/2020
  • Distribution: 17/02/2020
  • Final date for comments: 17/04/2020
  • Proposed date of adoption: N/A


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