Plumbi Carbonas. Lead Carbonate. A mixture of Carbonate and Hydrate. (PbCo3),Pb(OH)2=772.82. Synonym. - White Lead.

Source

Expose Lead to the vapor of Acetic Acid and to air charged with Carbon Dioxide. 6Pb+6Hc2h3o2+3O2+2Co2=(PbCo3), Pb(OH)2+ 2H2O+2Pb(C2H3O2)2.

Characters

A heavy, white, opaque powder, or a pulverulent mass, without odor or taste.

Impurity

Lime.

Preparation

Unguentum Plumbi Carbonatis

Ointment of Lead Carbonate. Lead Carbonate, 10; Benzoinated Lard, 90.