Viscous amber color liquid that is very soluble in acetone. Zinc naphthenate is found as a Drier, Preservative, and Wetting agent in paints, varnishes, and resins. It is also used as an Insecticide, and Fungicide.
Combustible. May cause mild tissue irritation upon contact, inhalation or ingestion.
Priority Care: SDS
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in acetone. Composition = Zn(C6H5COO)2
Resources and Citations
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979
- Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996