Lead(IV) acetate or lead tetraacetate is a chemical compound with chemical formula Pb(C2H3O2)4 and is a lead salt of acetic acid. It is commercially available often stabilized with acetic acid.
Additional recommended knowledge
It can be prepared by reaction of red lead with acetic acid  The other main lead acetate is Lead(II) acetate.
Reagent in organic chemistry
Lead tetraacetate is a strong oxidizing agent, a source of acetyloxy groups and a general reagent for the introduction of lead into organolead compounds. Some of its many uses in organic chemistry:
- conversion of acetophenones to phenyl acetic acids 
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