Agent Name

Zinc phosphate

CAS Number

7779-90-0

Formula

H3-O4-P.3/2Zn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zinc phosphate cement; 704TVM; Bonderite 181; Bonderite 40; Bonderite 880; C.I. 77964; C.I. Pigment White 32; Delaphos; Delaphos 2M; Fleck's Extraordinary; Fleck's Extraordinary Cement; Granodine 16NC; Granodine 80; Heucophos ZP 10; J 0852; LF Bowsei PW 2; LF-PW 2; Man-Gill 51339; Man-Gill 51355; Microphos 90; Neutral zinc phosphate; Phosphinox PZ 06; Pigment White 32; Sicor ZNP/M; Sicor ZNP/S; Tribasic zinc phosphate; Trizinc diphosphate; Trizinc phosphate; Virchem 931; Weather coat 1000; ZP-DL; ZP-SB; ZPF; Zinc acid phosphate; Zinc orthophosphate; Zinc phosphate (3:2); Phosphoric acid, zinc salt (2:3); Trizinc bis(orthophosphate); Zinc ortho-phosphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used in dental cements, phosphors, and coatings of steel and aluminum; [Hawley] The most important phosphate-containing pigment--reacts with iron to produce a protective film; [Ullmann]

Comments

Powder may cause eye irritation; [MSDSonline] Oral LD50 (rat) >5000 mg/kg; [Ullmann] See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

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

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