Lead Iodide Precipitate

Hazards: 

Lead salts are toxic

Chemicals and Solutions: 

Potassium Iodide solution, 0.1 M (two times as much is needed for stoichiometry)

Lead nitrate solution, 0.1M

Materials: 

Hydrometer cylinder

Procedure: 

Add equal amounts of each solution to the cylinder.  A yellow precipitate will form.

To schedule a demonstration, please send an email to the demonstration lab.

 

Contact:

Eric Camp

Lecture Demonstration Technician

Bagley Hall 171

(206) 543-1606

ericcamp@uw.edu

 

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