chemical formula: Sr(NO3)2
( powder )
In pyrotechnics, Strontium Nitrate is an important chemical that finds use as a combination oxidizer and coloring agent. It imparts a deep red color to flames. Used in a variety of compositions from flares & stars to rocket propellants. It is the primary ingredient in common road flares.
NOTE: Federal regulations limit purchase of this chemical to 1 pound per year per customer.