Lead Nitrate

Formula: Pb(NO3)2

Molecular Weight: 33.23 g mol-1

Melting Point: 470c

Boiling Point: data unavailable

State at Room Temperature: solid

Molecular or Ionic: Molecular

Characteristics: poisonous

Uses: used as heat stabilizer in nylon, polyesters, and in coatings of photothermic paper

Additional Information: lead nitrate has been known since the middle ages, they called it "plumb dulcis"

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