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Lead (II) oxide
Lead (II) oxide (Plumbous oxide) is the chemical compound with the formula PbO. Its molecular weight is 223.20.
Additional recommended knowledge
Lead (II) oxide; Lead monoxide; Lead oxide yellow; C.I. 77577; Lead protoxide; Litharge yellow L-28; Massicot; Massicotite; Pigment yellow 46; Yellow lead ocher; plumbous oxide;
Synthetic lead(II) oxide prepared by heating lead or certain lead compounds in air is called LITHARGE. It is a poisonous yellow or reddish-yellow solid, used in making lead glass, pottery glazes, and rubber
Physical and chemical properties
Health and safety
Stable under ordinary conditions
Glazing pottery, Glass flux for painting, Lead glass; Metal cement with Glycerol; Storage batteries; Ointments and Plasters; Preparing lead subacetate solutions. Pproducing iridescent colors on brass and bronze; Coloring sulfur-containing substances; Pigment for rubber; Oil refining; Varnishes, Paints, and Enamels; Aassays for precious metal ores.
Categories: Lead compounds | Oxides
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