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    Zinc Sulphate Heptahydrate

    Zinc Sulphate Heptahydrate in Tradeasia

    IUPAC Name

    Zinc Sulfate Heptahydrate

    Cas Number


    HS Code



    ZnSO4. 7H2O

    Basic Info


    White Powder

    Common Names

    Zinc Sulfate Heptahydrate; White Vitriol


    25 Kg Bag


    Brief Overview

    Zinc Sulphate Heptahydrate occurs in nature as the mineral goslarite. It is soluble in water, and is generally immediately available in most volumes. Zinc Sulphate Heptahydrate belongs to the class of inorganic compounds, transition metal sulfates. These are inorganic compounds wherein the largest oxoanion is sulfate, and the heaviest atom not in an oxoanion is a transition metal. Zinc sulfate heptahydrate is an extremely strong acidic compound based on its acid dissociation constant used to describe the acidity of a particular molecule (pKa). Zinc sulfate heptahydrate is a potentially toxic compound.


    Manufacturing Process

    Zinc Sulphate Heptahydrate is produced by reacting zinc carbonate with dilute sulfuric acid.

    ZnCO3 + H2SO4 + 6 H2O → ZnSO4·7 H2O + CO2



    Agricultural Industry

    • Used in fertilizers and agricultural sprays to supplement zinc in plants

    • Prevents moss growth on roots

    • Acts as a supplement in animal feeds


    Pharmaceutical Industry

    • Used in oral rehydration therapy, in toothpaste, as a dietary supplement, and for intravenous feeding

    • Treats diarrhea or stomach issues related to zinc deficiency


    Fiber Industry

    • Used in the production of rayon, a synthetic fiber


    Printing Industry

    • Used in the production of lithopone, a white pigment powder


    Leather Industry

    • Preserves leather and skins


    Distilling Industry

    • Increases the alcohol yield of the yeast in the brewing process



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