Why You Should Avoid Using Lead Paint

Why You Should Avoid Using Lead Paint

Lead paint is a kind of paint that contains lead compounds. Lead is commonly used as a pigment in paint in the form of lead(II) chromate (PbCrO4, “chrome yellow”), Lead(II, IV) oxide, (Pb3O4, “red lead”), and lead(II) carbonate (PbCO3, “white lead”) to speed up drying, increase durability, maintain a fresh appearance, and resist moisture that causes corrosion….