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Zinc stearate

Synonyms & Trade Names
Dibasic zinc stearate, Zinc salt of stearic acid, Zinc distearate
CAS No.
557-05-1
RTECS No.
ZH5200000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
Zn(C18H35O2)2
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 0500 , 0600
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Soft, white powder with a slight, characteristic odor.
MW:
632.4
BP:
?
MLT: 266°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP:
0 mmHg (approx)
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
1.10
Fl.P(oc): 530°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
MEC:
20 g/m3
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Oxidizers, dilute acids [Note: Hydrophobic (i.e., repels water).]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; cough
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash
Breathing: Fresh air
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0987
 
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