Zinc acetate anhydrous; Acetic acid, zinc salt; Acetic acid, zinc(II) salt; Dicarbomethoxyzinc; Siltex CL 4; Zinc diacetate; Zinc(II) acetate; [ChemIDplus]
Organic Acids, Metal Salts
Colorless, white to greyish-white, or yellowish solid; [HSDB] White solid; [CAMEO] White powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as a wood preservative, mordant in dyeing, antiseptic, feed additive, cross-linking agent for polymers, catalyst, waterproofing agent, therapeutic styptic and astringent, and topical fungicide; Also used to make glazes for porcelain, to treat Wilson’s disease, in dental cement for temporary fillings, in tobacco smoke filters, in adhesives for food contact, and as a reagent in testing for albumin, tannin, urobilin, phosphate, and blood; [HSDB] Used to make other zinc compounds; [CAMEO]
A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] Available in anhydrous and dihydrate forms; A mild skin, nose, and throat irritant; An eye irritant; [CAMEO] May cause mild to moderate skin and eye irritation, based on animal studies; [CHEMINFO] A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc."
0.1 mg/m3 (respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: