Lead II Carbonate

Decomposes readily into Lead II Oxide and carbon dioxide at 200C and can be reduced to lead using carbon monoxide. Its use as pigment in paint was discontinued in the early 1950s by industry consensus standard, and banned by the Consumer Products Safety Commission in 1978 because of its toxicity.


Symbol
PbCO3

Also known as
White Lead, Plumbum Album

See also: Carbon, Lead, Oxygen.

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Subjects: Chemistry