Zinc Propionate

Zinc Propionate is a chemical compound with the chemical formula Zn(C3H5O2)2. The UPAC name for Zinc Propionate is propanoic acid, zinc salt (2:1). Its molecular weight is 267.51 g/mol. Zinc Propionate is also known by synonyms such as Zinc di-propionate and Zinc propanoate. West Bengal Industries Chemical Limited is one of the premium zinc propionate manufacturers & exporters in India of this product worldwide.

It is widely used as a food preservative, as a feed additive in animal husbandry, and in the manufacture of paints and coatings. In the food industry, Zinc Propionate is used to prevent spoilage and spoilage-causing bacteria. As a feed additive, it helps to promote animal growth and improve feed efficiency. In the coatings and paints industry, it is used as a biocide to prevent the growth of mold and other microorganisms.

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Molecular Formula – C6H10O4Zn

Molecular Weight – 211.55 gm/mol

CAS No – 557-28-8

Shelf Life – 36 months

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Storage Condition – Keep Well Closed, protected against light, dry and at room temperature

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Grades Available Description / Appearance Assay
IHS White free flowing powder 29.0% – 31.0% w/w

Pharmaceutical uses:
It is a common ingredient in baby powder, barrier creams for diaper rashes, calamine cream, anti-dandruff shampoos, antiseptic ointments, and athletic tape known as “zinc oxide tape”. It is used to soothe skin irritations and protect against soft tissue damage during exercise.

Animal feed/poultry diet uses:
Supplementation with zinc enhances the overall health, productivity, and performance of production animals, including poultry, swine, and dairy animals, as indicated by increased body weight, final body weight, and improved feed-to-gain ratios.

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