Lead Carbonate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Lead Carbonate Properties

Lead Carbonate

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Description

 

Lead carbonate is prepared industrially from lead(II) acetate and carbon dioxide. It has a wide range of applications. It catalyzes the polymerization of formaldehyde to high molecular weight crystalline poly(oxymethylene) products. It is used as a component of high-pressure lubricating greases, as a catalyst in the curing of moldable thermosetting silicone resins, as a coating on vinyl chloride polymers to improve their dielectric properties, as a component of corrosion-resistant, dispersion- strengthened grids in lead-acid storage batteries and also as a photoconductor for electrophotography.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White powder
CAS Number 598-63-0
Density 6.60 g/cm3
EINECS Number 209-943-4
IUPAC Name Lead Carbonate
Melting Point 315 °C
Molar Mass 267.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula PbCO3
RTECS Number OF9275000
Solubility 0.011 g/100 ml
Synonyms Cerussite;Carbonic Acid, Lead Salt;Lead Carbonate
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