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Lead(IV) acetate, also known as plumbic acetate, is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is Pb(C2H3O2)4. It contains lead and acetate ions. The lead is in its +4 oxidation state.


Lead(IV) acetate is a colorless or pink solid. It is a powerful oxidizing agent. It reacts with water.


It can be made by reacting lead(II,IV) oxide with acetic acid.


Lead(IV) acetate is used in organic chemistry as an oxidizing agent. It is also used to add lead to other organic compounds.

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