Strontium - Elements in Fireworks

Elements in Fireworks

Strontium imparts a red color to fireworks.
Strontium imparts a red color to fireworks. Ngoh Seh Suan

Strontium Firework Facts

Symbol: Sr

Name: Strontium

Use: Strontium salts impart a red color to fireworks. Strontium compounds are also important for stabilizing fireworks mixtures. You'll find it in emergency flares, including road flares and flare guns.

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