Zinc caprylate

  • Zinc octanoate
  • Octanoic acid, zinc salt
Formula
Zn(C8H15O2)2
Structure
Description
Lustrous scale-like crystals.
Uses
Used as a fungicide like zinc propionate.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
557-09-5
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
209-156-6
RTECS
RH0790000
Merck
12,10259
Beilstein/Gmelin
3916394
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00982
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8306
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C16H30O4Zn
Formula mass
351.8
Melting point, °C
136

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in tightly closed container in a cool dry location.
Protection
Cover the body as much as possible to avoid contact. Wear safety goggles, gloves and impervious clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Shovel material into a clean, dry container and cover. Flush spill area with water.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using media most appropriate for surrounding fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If conscious, immediately induce vomiting.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush with water.
   Eyes
Flush with water for at least 15 minutes.

Transport.