Zinc oxide 99 R [1314-13-2]
Zinc oxide is used in the production of rubber, where it gives the desired properties to the material. As a pigment in white paints instead of lead carbonate; in cosmetics, dryers, quick-setting cements; with syrup phosphoric acid or ZnCl2 in dental cements.
Iron (Fe) max. 0.001%
Calcium (Ca) max. 0.05%
Sodium (Na) max. 0.05%
Lead (Pb) max. 0.04%
Copper (Cu) max. 0.0008%
Manganese (Mn) max. 0.001%
Total nitrogen (N) max. 0.001%
Arsenic (As) max. 0.001%
Sulphates (SO4) max. 0.02%
Chlorides (Cl) max. 0.004%
Labeling of hazardous chemicals and mixtures that are part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The pictograms recommended by GHS have the shape of a square set on the top. They should contain a black symbol on a white background with a red border.
Priority rules to be observed in connection with the labeling of a substance:
– the skull and crossbones, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added.
– corrosive effect, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns eye or skin irritation.
– health hazard determining respiratory sensitization, the exclamation mark pictogram should not be added if it concerns skin sensitization or irritation to eyes or skin.
Source: GHS pictograms