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lead car·bon·ate

a heavy white powder insoluble in water; occasionally, it is used to relieve irritation in dermatitis, but it is used largely in the manufacture of paint and in the arts and is thus productive of lead poisoning.
Synonym(s): ceruse, white lead

white lead

basic lead carbonate.
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The White Lead takes its name from the now long-gone local lead manufacturing plant.
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the record is replete with evidence that shows the Pigment Manufacturers actually magnified the risk through their aggressive promotion of white lead carbonate, even despite the awareness of the toxicity of lead.