A type of lead silicate used by potters as a lead frit glaze. Lead sesquisilicate is toxic and may form lead fumes during firing.
Synonyms and Related Terms
|Composition||2PbO - 3SiO2|
Hazards and Safety
Highly toxic by ingestion and inhalation.
Human carcinogen, teratogen and suspected mutagen.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
- Robert Fournier, Illustrated Dictionary of Practical Pottery, Chilton Book Company, Radnor, PA, 1992