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A poisonous white crystalline trihydrate salt, Pb(C2H3O2)2·3H2O, having a sweet taste and used in hair dyes, waterproofing compounds, and varnishes. Also called sugar of lead.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline toxic solid used in dyeing cotton and in making varnishes and enamels. Formula: Pb(CH3CO)2. Systematic name: lead(II) acetate Also called: sugar of lead
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, Pb(C2H3O2)2∙ 3H2O, used chiefly as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles and as a drier in paints and varnishes.