Lead(II) bromide

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Lead(II) bromide, also known as plumbous bromide, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is PbBr2. It contains lead and bromide ions. The lead is in its +2 oxidation state.

Properties[change | change source]

Lead(II) bromide is a white solid. It only dissolves a little in water. It melts to make a liquid that conducts a little electricity. It is toxic because it has lead in it.

Preparation[change | change source]

It can be made by reacting lead(II) nitrate or lead(II) acetate with hydrobromic acid or any other bromide.

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