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Substance Name: Zinc acetate [USP]
RN: 5970-45-6
UNII: FM5526K07A
InChIKey: BEAZKUGSCHFXIQ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • A salt produced by the reaction of zinc oxide with acetic acid and used as an astringent, styptic, and emetic.

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H6-O4.Zn.2H2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 219.507
 

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Pharmaceutic Necessity for Zinc-Eugenol Cement
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Zinc acetate [USP]

MeSH Heading

  • Zinc acetate

Synonyms

  • Acetic acid, zinc salt, dihydrate
  • CCRIS 3346
  • Galzin
  • Octan zinecnaty
  • Octan zinecnaty [Czech]
  • UNII-FM5526K07A
  • Zinc acetate
  • Zinc acetate dihydrate
  • Zinc diacetate dihydrate

Systematic Names

  • Acetic acid, zinc salt, dihydrate
  • Zinc acetate, dihydrate
  • Zinc(II) acetate dihydrate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5970-45-6

FDA UNII

  • FM5526K07A

Other Registry Number

  • 56368-38-8

Related Registry Number

  • 557-34-6 (anhydrous)

System Generated Number

  • 0005970456

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H6-O4.Zn.2H2-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C4-H6-O4
  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O
  • Zn

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2C2H4O2.2H2O.Zn/c2*1-2(3)4;;;/h2*1H3,(H,3,4);2*1H2;/q;;;;+2/p-2

InChIKey

BEAZKUGSCHFXIQ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

O.O.[Zn+2].CC(=O)[O-].CC(=O)[O-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 108mg/kg (108mg/kg)   Archives of Toxicology. Vol. 61, Pg. 321, 1988.
mouse LD50 oral 287mg/kg (287mg/kg) VASCULAR: BP ELEVATION NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CONJUNCTIVE IRRITATION: EYE

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): HAIR: OTHER
Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 224, 1988.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 162mg/kg (162mg/kg)   Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 224, 1988.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 162mg/kg (162mg/kg) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: MIOSIS (PUPILLARY CONSTRICTION): EYE

VASCULAR: BP ELEVATION NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION
Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 224, 1988.
rat LD50 oral 794mg/kg (794mg/kg) VASCULAR: BP ELEVATION NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: MIOSIS (PUPILLARY CONSTRICTION): EYE
Veterinary and Human Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 224, 1988.