lead monoxide

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lead mon·ox·ide

has been used as an ingredient in external applications such as lead plaster.


Lead(II) oxide in an orthorhombic lattice structure, which is obtained during industrial processing of lead or lead oxides; it also occurs as a natural mineral.

lead monoxide

PbO, a reddish-brown lead compound used to prepare lead subacetate.
CAS # 1317-36-8
See also: lead