Zinc Chloride (EC 231-592-0)
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Substance description/characteristics

  1. Name and other identifiers of the substance:

The substance zinc chloride is a mono constituent substance (origin: inorganic)

The following public name is used: zinc chloride

Substance identity:
EC number: 231-592-0
EC name: zinc chloride
CAS number (EC inventory): 7646-85-7
IUPAC name: zinc dichloride
Annex I index number: 030-003-00-2
Molecular formula: Cl2Zn
Molecular weight range: 136.315
  1. Composition of the substance

Degree of purity: > 85.0 — < 100.0 % (w/w)

Constituents
Constituent Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

zinc chloride

EC no.: 231-592-0

> 98.0 % (w/w) >= 85.0 — < 100.0 % (w/w)  

 

Impurities
Impurities Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

Zinc Oxychloride

< 1.6 % (w/w)  >= 0.0 — <= 4.0 % (w/w)  

ammonium chloride

EC no.: 235-186-4
<= 0.2 % (w/w) >= 0.0 — <= 5.0 % (w/w)

Impurity is relevant for C&L of the substance

expressed as NH3, typical concentration is <1500ppm

potassium chloride

EC no.: 231-211-8
<= 0.2% (w/w) >= 0.0 — <= 1.0 % (w/w)  

zinc sulphate

EC no.: 231-793-3
ca. 0.5 % (w/w) >= 0.0 — <= 2.0 % (w/w) Impurity is relevant for C&L of the substance

water

EC no.: 231-791-2
<= 0.2 % (w/w) >= 0.0 — <= 3.0 % (w/w)  
  1. Classification

Please download classification information from document at the bottom of the page. Zinc chloride was in annex I of the old DSD 67/538/EC legislation and has been taken over in the annex VI of CLP 1272/2008/EC. Classification for environment has been revised according to the new criteria of 2nd ATP of CLP.
 

 

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