• Pyrithione zinc

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Description
Pyrithione zinc is a metal complex with fungistatic and bacteriostatic properties. Pyrithione zinc is commonly used in medicated shampoos for treating dandruff and seborrhoea.

    CAS Number

    13463-41-7

    Molecular Formula

    C10H8N2O2S2Zn

    Molecular Weight

    317.70

    Mechanism of Action

    Pyrithione zinc causes a buildup of intracellular copper which damages iron-sulfur proteins.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Off-white powder

    pH

    ≥240°C

    Assay

    ≥98.0%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤0.5%

References

    References

    Reeder, N. L. "The Antifungal Mechanism of Action of Zinc Pyrithione." Pubfacts.com. N.p., n.d. Web.

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