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Decomposition temperature: approx. 1600 °C

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According to reliable handbook data (e.g. Merck Index) barium sulphate decomposes at approx. 1600 °C. Handbook data considered to be from a trusted source acc. to "ECHA, Guidance on information requirements and chemical safety assessment – Chapter R.7a: Endpoint specific guidance" and therefore, the decomposition temperature of approx.1600 °C could be regarded as valid.