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Lead Nitrate (Pb(NO3)2,APS: <10µm, Purity: 99.9%)

Lead Nitrate

Lead Nitrate
Product No NRE-11144
CAS No. 10099-74-8
Formula (Pb(NO3)2
Molecular Weight  331.21g/mol
APS <10 µm (can be customized)
Purity 99.9%
Density 4.53g/cm³
Color White
Melting Point 470°C
Boiling Point NA

Lead Nitrate

Lead nitrate, with the chemical formula Pb(NO3)2, is a highly toxic substance that is primarily used in various industrial applications. It is important to handle this compound with extreme care due to its toxicity. Some of the significant applications of lead nitrate powder include:

Pyrotechnics: Lead nitrate is used in the manufacturing of fireworks and other pyrotechnic devices. It acts as an oxidizing agent and contributes to the vibrant colors seen in fireworks displays.

Heat Stabilizers: Lead nitrate is utilized in the production of heat stabilizers for nylon and polyesters. It helps in preventing the degradation of polymers during processing and enhances their thermal stability.

Matches: (Pb(NO3)2 has been used historically in the manufacturing of matches. However, due to its toxicity, its use in this application has been significantly reduced and replaced with safer alternatives.

Laboratory Reagent: (Pb(NO3)2 is used as a laboratory reagent in various chemical reactions and experiments.

Dyeing and Printing: (Pb(NO3)2 has been used in the textile industry for the dyeing and printing of certain types of fabrics.

Photography: (Pb(NO3)2 has been used in the photography industry as a component of some photographic processes, although its use has diminished with the advent of digital photography and the development of safer alternatives.