Lithopone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Lithopone Properties




Lithopone is a white pigment, a mixture of barium sulfate and zinc sulfide. It is widely used for the white paint such as polyolefin, vinyl resins, ABS resin, polystyrene, polycarbonate, nylon, POM, plastic, paint and ink. It is also used for the coloration of the rubber, cloth, leather, paper, colored enamel, etc.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 4000 °C
CAS Number 1345-05-7
Density 4.136-4.39 g/cm3
EINECS Number 215-715-5
Melting Point 2266 °C
Molar Mass 330.80 g/mol
Molecular Formula ZnSBaSO4
Synonyms Pigment White 5;Barium Zinc Sulfate Sulfide;Lithopone;C.I. 77115