Agent Name

Lead(II) stearate

CAS Number

1072-35-1

Formula

C18-H36-O2.1/2Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

5002G; Lead stearate; Lead(2+) octadecanoate; Lead(2+) stearate; Lead(II) octadecaoate; Listab 28ND; SL 1000 (stabilizer); Stabinex NC18; Lead distearate, pure; Octadecanoic acid, lead(2+) salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White solid with slight fatty odor; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in high-pressure lubricants and varnish driers; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

Explanatory Notes

Flash point > 450 deg F; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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Diseases

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