Agent Name

Zinc hydroxide

CAS Number

20427-58-1

Formula

H2-O2-Zn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zinc dihydroxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless solid; [Hawley] White odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in chemical production, surgical dressings (absorbent), and rubber compounding; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.1 mg/m3(respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds

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