Formic acid, zinc salt; Zinc diformate; [ChemIDplus]
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
Dihydrate: White solid; [Hawley] White odorless powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as catalyst (methanol production), waterproofing agent (textiles), and antiseptic; [Hawley]
Readily forms dihydrate; [Merck Index] May cause skin irritation; May cause corneal opacity; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc."
0.1 mg/m3 (respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: