Lead nitrate (Pb(NO3)2)

Substance: lead nitrate.

Also known as: Lead nitrate Plumbous nitrate Lead dinitrate Plumb dulcis

Chemspider article about lead nitrate

Wikipedia article about lead nitrate

Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • May damage the unborn child. Suspected of damaging fertility
  • May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Obtain special instructions before use.
  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

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