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Substance Name: Zinc, elemental
RN: 7440-66-6
UNII: J41CSQ7QDS
InChIKey: HCHKCACWOHOZIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A metallic element of atomic number 30 and atomic weight 65.38. It is a necessary trace element in the diet, forming an essential part of many enzymes, and playing an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division. Zinc deficiency is associated with ANEMIA, short stature, HYPOGONADISM, impaired WOUND HEALING, and geophagia. It is known by the symbol Zn.

Molecular Formula

  • Zn

Molecular Weight

  • 65.39
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Growth Substances
  • Human Data
  • Micronutrients
  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Trace Elements

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 74
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 75
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 1000 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Zinc
  • Zinc, elemental

MeSH Heading

  • Zinc

Synonyms

  • Asarco L 15
  • Blue powder
  • CCRIS 1582
  • EC 231-175-3
  • EINECS 231-175-3
  • Emanay zinc dust
  • Granular zinc
  • HSDB 1344
  • Jasad
  • Lead refinery vacuum zinc
  • LS 2
  • LS 6
  • Merrillite
  • Rheinzink
  • UNII-J41CSQ7QDS
  • Zinc
  • Zinc dust
  • Zinc powder
  • Zincum metallicum

Systematic Name

  • Zinc

Superlist Names

  • UN1435
  • UN1436
  • Zinc
  • Zinc (dust or fume)
  • Zinc (fume or dust)
  • Zinc (metallic)
  • Zinc ashes
  • Zinc ashes [UN1435] [Dangerous when wet]
  • Zinc powder or zinc dust
  • Zinc powder or zinc dust [UN1436] [Dangerous when wet]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-66-6

FDA UNII

  • J41CSQ7QDS

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12793-53-2
  • 1865801-44-0
  • 195161-85-4
  • 199281-21-5
  • 298688-49-0

System Generated Number

  • 0007440666

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Zn

InChIKey

HCHKCACWOHOZIP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Zn]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
duck LDLo oral 388mg/kg (388mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ATAXIA

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM: OTHER (DIRECT) PARASYMPATHOMIMETIC

BLOOD: CHANGES IN LEUCOCYTE (WBC) COUNT
Journal of Wildlife Diseases. Vol. 36, Pg. 111, 2000.
human TCLo inhalation 124mg/m3/50M (124mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: COUGH

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): SWEATING: OTHER
Archiv fuer Hygiene. Vol. 72, Pg. 358, 1910.