Chemicals

Zinc Pyrithione

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Description

 

Zinc pyrithione can be used as an antifungal and antibacterial agent. It has antibacterial properties and is effective against many pathogens from the streptococcus and staphylococcus class. It is best known in treating dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis. It is also used in treating psoriasis, eczema, fungus,ringworm, athletes foot, dry skin, tinea, atypical dermatitis, and vitiligo.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Solid
CAS Number 13463-41-7
Class 6.1(b)
IUPAC Name Bis(2-pyridylthio)zinc 1,1'-dioxide
InChI 1/C5H5NOS.Zn/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5(6)8;/h1-4,7H;/q;+2
InChIKey YUYSACQNSLQTMI-UHFFFAOYAS
Melting Point 240 °C
Molar Mass 317.70 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H8N2O2S2Zn
PG 3
RTECS Number ZH0950000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Zinc Omadine;ZnP;Zinc-Pyrion;Zinc Pyrithion (Zpt);2-Pyridinethiol-1-Oxide, Zinc Salt;Zinc 2-Pyridinethiol 1-Oxide;Pyrithione Zinc;Zinc 2-Mercaptopyridine N-Oxide;Zn - Pyrion;Fsb 8332;Pyrithione Zinc (Usan);Biocut Zp; Zinc, Bis (1-Hydroxy-2(1h)-Pyridinethionato)-; Zinc Pyridine-2-Thiol-1-Oxide;Zinc,Bis[1-(Hydroxy-Ko)-2(1h)- Pyridinethionato-Ks2]-,(T-4)-;1-Oxidopyridine-6-Thiolate;Zinc(+2) Cation;Omadine Zinc;Zinc Pyrithione (Jan);{Bis[1-Hydroxy-2(1h)-Pyridinethionato]Zinc};2-Mercaptopyridine-1-Oxide, Zinc Salt; Wella Crisan;Zinc 1-Hydroxypyridine-2-Thione;Zinc Pyrithione(Usan;Zinc, Bis(2-Pyridylthio)-, 1,1-Dioxide
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