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Data Sheet

  Lead Nitrate Rev. Date 04/21/06
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 the MSDS 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
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Water Solubility

OG 2100000
0.38g/ml at 0 °C

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