Agent Name

Calcium resinate

CAS Number

9007-13-0

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Calcium rosin; Calcium rosinate; Limed rosin; Limed wood rosin; Metallic resinate; Resin acids and rosin acids, calcium salts; Rosin acid, calcium salt; Rosin acids, calcium salts; Rosin, calcium salt; Rosin, limed; Wood rosin, calcium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1313

Category

Rosin and Derivatives

Description

Yellowish-white solid; Insoluble in water; [Hawley] Tan to white fine powder with a mild pine odor; Slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make paint driers, porcelains, perfumes, cosmetics, and enamels; Also used as a coating (fabrics, wood, and paper), leather tanning agent, and waterproofing agent; [Hawley]

Comments

Flammable solid; [Hawley] Reacts with air and moisture causing spontaneous heating; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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