Zinc tannate

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Yellowish odorless powder. Zinc tannate is made by a Tannin solution with zinc hydroxide dissolved in Ammonium hydroxide. It is a astringent tanning agent used for processing skins.

Synonyms and Related Terms

sal barnit

Physical and Chemical Properties

Insoluble in water, alcohol. Soluble in dilute acids.

Resources and Citations

  • The Merck Index, Susan Budavari (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Whitehouse Station, NJ, 12th Edition, 1996 Comment: entry 9968

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