Chemistry and physics of the element lead and its chemical compounds.

Lead - chemical symbol Pb (Plumbum), atomic number 82 - is a dense, ductile, very soft, highly malleable, bluish-white chemical element in the carbon group of the periodic table.

Online available information resources about the chemistry and physics of lead and the lead compounds.


Information and data about the element
Atom, Orbitals, Radiochemistry
Group Elements - Information
Analysis and Determination
Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry
Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry
News Archive

Information and data about the element

Lead, Pb
Chemical and physical properties of tin. Webelements, UK

Lead, Pb
Chemical and physical properties; comprehensive data. Environmental Chemistry, USA

Lead, Pb
Chemical and physical properties of tin. Visual Elements, Chemsoc, UK

Atom, Orbitals, Radiochemistry

Atomic Data for Lead (Pb)
Basic Atomic Spectroscopic Data. NIST, USA

Isotopes of Lead
Overview, isotopic data and properties of all known nuclides of lead.

Radiochemistry of Lead
This report has been prepared as one of a series of monographs on the radlochemistry of the elements. LANL, USA - Format: PDF

Group Elements - Information

Carbon Group Chemistry
Factsheets, Understanding Chemistry


Lead and lead compounds
Database search form for lead and lead compounds: properties, safety data, available products etc

Analysis and Determination

Analytical Methods: Lead; Lead Sulfide
... by ICP (nitric/perchloric acid ashing; aqua regia ashing; WIPES; FAAS; GFAAS etc.). NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods. NMAM, USA

Qualitative Analysis
Separation and Identification of Group A Cations. The Chloride Gang: Ag+ and Pb2+ - Format: PDF

Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry

Atmospheric speciation of ionic organotin, organolead and organomercury compounds
... in NE Bavaria (Germany) - Format: PDF

Statistics and Information. USGS

Lead Minerals
The Mineralogy of Lead. Webmineral

Toxicology and Medicinal Chemistry

ToxFAQs� for Lead
This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about lead. ATSDR, USA

Toxicological Profile for Lead
The ATSDR toxicological profile succinctly characterizes the toxicologic and adverse health effects information for the hazardous substance described there

News Archive

Better Treatment for Lead Poisoning Coming Soon?
Removing lead from blood with selective lead receptors and magnetic nanoparticles

Clouds: Lighter than air but laden with lead
Atmospheric lead causes clouds to form more easily, could change pattern of rain and snow.

Related Books and Scientific Literature: Lead

Book recommendation

Duward Shriver, Mark Weller, Tina Overton et al.

Inorganic Chemistry

From the fundamentals to the frontiers of research, this classic text offers an introduction to inorganic chemistry no other book can match. The new edition is most modern and most student-friendly yet, covering both the theoretical and descriptive aspects of inorganic chemistry in presentation that includes helpful new study tools and, as always, a captivating focus on experimental methods, industrial applications, and cutting-edge topics.

W. H. Freeman; 2014

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