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Data Sheet
Lead Nitrate

Product Code 12-1250
Assay (as Pb(NO3)2) 98% Max
Chlorine 0.01 Max
Insoluble 0.1% Max
Water 2% Max
Iron 0.0005%
Copper 0.0005%


PACKAGING:220 lb. Polylined Metal Drum

USES: Lead nitrate is used for match manufacturing and explosives. It is also an oxidizer in the dye industry. Lead nitrate also is used to process engraving and mordant in mother-of-pearl staining.

HANDLING: Powerful oxidizing agent. Liberates nitrogen oxides when heated. Avoid inhalation – capable of causing lead poisoning if swallowed. OSHA PEL and ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established for this compound at 0.5mg/m3 as Pb. This product may be subject to SARA section 313 reporting requirements (Pb 62.56%). See SDS for more information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1469, Class 5.1, P.G. II, Label Code 5.1(6.1), RQ 10(4.54), Marine Pollutant

Lead Nitrate

CAS Number 10099-74-8
RTEC Number OG 2100000
Water Solubility 0.38g/ml at 0 ° C
EINEC Number 2332459
Molecular Wt. 331.23
Molecular Formula Pb(NO3)2

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