Zirconyl acetate

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A resinous, amorphous material as room temperature. Zirconyl acetate is used to precipitate Gelatin or Starch in water solutions. It is also used to waterproof textiles and paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

diacetatozirconic acid


  • SigmaAldrich: SDS

Physical and Chemical Properties

Soluble in water when added slowly. pH = 3.3-4.0

Composition Zr(OH)2(C2H3O2)2
CAS 14311-93-4
Melting Point -7 C
Density 1.46 g/ml

Resources and Citations

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p.861
  • The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 10316

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