C.I. 77950; CI 77950; Carbonic acid, zinc salt (1:1); Natural smithsonite; UNII-EQR32Y7H0M; Zinc carbonate (1:1); Zinc monocarbonate; Zincspar; [ChemIDplus] UN3077
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
White solid; [Hawley] White odorless powder; [MSDSonline]
Found in the minerals smithsonite and zincspar; [Merck Index] Used in rubber and plastic products (fire-proofing filler), cosmetics and lotions, pigments, porcelain and pottery, astringents and topical antiseptics, and animal feeds; [HSDB] Used as a sulfide scavenger in muds and to make drugs (ointments and dusting powders); [CHEMINFO]
May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc."
0.1 mg/m3 (respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure:
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