Its other name is zinc white and china white

CHARACTERISTICS

  • It absorbs carbon dioxide from air

FLAVOR

  • It is a tasteless and odorless white powder

DENSITY

  • 5.47

MELTING POINT

  • 1975 degree Celsius

SOLUBILITY

  • It is soluble in alkali and acids
  • Insoluble in water and alcohol

EFFECTS

  • It is nonflammable and harmless in the powder farm

SOURCE

  • It is obtained by oxidizing of the refined zinc.

GRADES

  • Laboratory grade, cosmetic grade, technical, BP and U-S-P

USES

  • It is used in fireworks formula
  • Also used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, paint, plastic, rubber, ceramic, floor tile ,rubber and glass making industry
  • It is used in preparation of zinc salts

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