ZINC PROPIONATE - (557-28-8)

Introduction

Name: zinc propionate
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 557-28-8
Chemical Formula: ZnC6H10O4
Molar Mass: 211.5502 g
Mass Percent: Zn 30.918 %; C 34.064 %; H 4.7645 %; O 30.251 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "As fungicide on adhesive tape to reduce plaster irritation caused by molds, fungi, and bacterial action. Antifungal (topical)." 1

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For More Information

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 10207.