- Lead stearate
- Octadecanoic acid, lead(2+) salt
White to light brown, powdery solid with a slight fatty odor.
Substance is used in extreme pressure lubricants.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Solubility in water
14.8 erg/cm2 (116 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Gloves, goggles or safety glasses, coveralls, and cap.
Dust and/or fume respirator.
Possibility of explosion exists under dusty conditions.
At high temperature toxic fumes are emitted.
50 µg/m3 PEL
G-A3, I-2B, CP65
Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, loss of appetite, muscular weakness, headache, blue line on gums, metallic taste, nausea, and vomiting.
Joint and muscle pains, headache, dizziness, and insomnia. Weakness, frequently of extensor muscles of hand and wrist (unilateral or bilateral). Heavy contamination - brain damage. Stupor progressing to coma - with or without convulsion, often death. Excitation, confusion and mania less common. Cerebrospinal pressure may be increased.
Call a physician at once. Induce vomiting, give milk and magnesium sulfate (epsom salts).
Remove from the source of exposure. Keep victim quiet and warm.
Wash with soap and water.
Wash with water for 15 to 20 minutes.
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