Antimony is found in the mineral stibnite and has a bluish white color. Antimony has many uses: as an anti-emetic in the pharmaceutical industry, in the textile industry, in the production of enamels and paints, in the explosive and military industry. The metal has a low toxic level, while Antimony vapors if inhaled, are very noxious. Todini Chemicals specialises in the distribution of antimony salts for glass and ceramic production and in galvanic technology.
- Family Sb (Antimony)
- CAS registry number 1309-64-4
- Formula Sb2O3
Antimony trioxide is the inorganic compound with the formula Sb2O3. It is the most important commercial compound of antimony. It is found in nature as the minerals valentinite and senarmontite. Antimony trioxide is mainly produced via the smelting of stibnite ore, which is oxidised to crude Sb2O3 using furnaces operating at approximately 850 to 1,000 °C.Product details