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Zinc Chloride

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Other Names

Zinc dichloride
Fuming Mix
Butter of Zinc
Zinc(II) chloride
Zinc Chloride Solution
Minimum Fuming Flux

Zinc Chloride

About Zinc Chloride

Zinc chloride is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula ZnCl2. It is a white crystalline solid that is highly soluble in water and has a variety of uses in different industries.

Pharmaceutical & Medical Uses

Zinc chloride is commonly used in the pharmaceutical industry as a disinfectant and astringent.
In the medical field, zinc chloride is used as a topical antiseptic and astringent to treat minor skin infections and irritations. It is also used in some dental procedures as an antiseptic and hemostatic agent.

Chemical & Laboratory Use

In the chemical industry, zinc chloride is used as a catalyst and a dehydrating agent in chemical reactions. It is also used in the production of various zinc compounds, including zinc oxide and zinc sulfide. It has application for electroplating and galvanizing, and is commonly used as a coagulant in the production of rubber.

Purchasing Options for Zinc Chloride

  • Most commonly available in 25kg packs
  • 98% Purity

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