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Name Zinc acetate
CAS 557-34-6
EINECS(EC#) 209-170-2
Molecular Formula C4H6O4Zn
MDL Number MFCD00012454
Molecular Weight 183.48
MOL File 557-34-6.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline powder
Melting point  83-86 °C
Boiling point  908°C
density  1.84 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure  0.001Pa at 25℃
Fp  12 °C
storage temp.  Inert atmosphere,Room Temperature
form  Powder
pka 4.756[at 20 ℃]
color  Yellow to brown to gray-green
Specific Gravity 1.84
Water Solubility  Soluble in water, alcohol, dilute mineral acids and alkalies.
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,10128
Medicine (astringent), preserving wood, textile dyeing (mordant and resist), zinc chromate, laboratory reagent, cross-linking agent for polymers, ingredient of dietary supplements (up to 1 mg daily), feed additive, ceramic glazes.
CAS DataBase Reference 557-34-6(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Zinc acetate(557-34-6)
EPA Substance Registry System 557-34-6(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Hazard Codes  Xn,N,Xi,F
Risk Statements 
R36:Irritating to the eyes.
R50/53:Very Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment .
R22:Harmful if swallowed.
R11:Highly Flammable.
Safety Statements 
S26:In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice .
S60:This material and/or its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste .
S61:Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions safety data sheet .
S39:Wear eye/face protection .
S16:Keep away from sources of ignition-No smoking .
S7:Keep container tightly closed .
RIDADR  UN 3077 9/PG 3
WGK Germany  3
RTECS  AK1500000
HazardClass  9
HS Code  29152990
Hazardous Substances Data 557-34-6(Hazardous Substances Data)

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