Agent Name

Zinc resinate

CAS Number

9010-69-9

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Resin acid, zinc salt; Zinc rosinate; Zinc salt of fatty & rosin acid; Resin acids and Rosin acids, zinc salts; Resin and rosin acids, zinc salts; [ChemIDplus] UN2714

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless to amber solid; [CAMEO] Tan crystalline solid; [Chem Service MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a drier in paints and as a wetting agent; [CAMEO] No active pesticide product registrations in the US; [NPRIS] Composed mainly of zinc abietate; [Hawley]

Comments

A strong reducing agent; Heats spontaneously on exposure to air and moisture (may ignite combustible materials); [CAMEO] May cause irritation; [Chem Service MSDS] See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

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

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