Strontium chloride - SrCl2, binary compound, representing the strontium salt of hydrochloric (muriatic acid).
Prepared by reaction of strontium chloride or strontium oxide, strontium halogen (or strontium carbonate) with hydrohalic acids. In the gas phase there monohalides SrCl2.
- Intermediates for the synthesis of other strontium compounds.
- Component pyrotechnic compositions - gives flame carmine-red color.
- In the form of a radioactive isotope 89Sr to treat bone cancer medicine.
- A component of some cosmetics.