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Zinc Sulfate Properties

Zinc Sulfate

Zinc Sulfate Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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Zinc sulfate is the inorganic compound.It is used to supply zinc in animal feeds, fertilizers, and agricultural sprays,in making lithopone,in coagulation baths for rayon,in electrolyte for zinc plating,as a mordant in dyeing,as a preservative for skins and leather,and in medicine as an astringent and emitic.It is used as a catalyst in numerous chemical operations. In water treatment, Zinc Sulfate finds application as a corrosion inhibitor in cooling towers and municipal water systems. Zinc Sulfate also finds use in production of pigments, preservation and clarification of glue, in flame proofing compounds, as a mining flotation agent, in wood preservatives, in electro metallurgy and electro galvanizing.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White Powder
Boiling Point 740 °C
CAS Number 7733-02-0
ChEBI 35176
Density 3.54 g/cm3
EINECS Number 231-793-3
IUPAC Name Zinc Sulfate
InChI 1S/H2O4S.Zn/c1-5(2,3)4;/h(H2,1,2,3,4);/q;+2/p-2
Main Hazards Zinc Sulfate inhalation of dust causes irritation of nose and throat. Zinc Sulfate ingestion can cause irritation or corrosion of the alimentary tract. If it is contact with eyes or skin causes irritation.
Melting Point 680 oC
Molar Mass 161.4 g/mol
Molecular Formula ZnSO4
Other_Cations Cadmium Sulfate
RTECS Number ZH5260000
Refractive 1.658 n/D
Related Compounds Copper(II) Sulfate
Solubility Soluble in Methanol, Glycerol
Synonyms White Vitriol;Goslarite;Zinc (II) Sulfate;Sulfuric Acid Zinc Salt; Zinc(2+) Sulfate;Zinc Sulphate;Zinc Sulfate Anhydrous
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