Zinc Silicofluoride is a white to off-white crystalline, sand-like powder. It is used in the ceramic industry for glazing, hardener in specialty concrete mixtures, plaster enhancer, a catalyst for the production of polyester fibers, and a mothproofing agent for textiles. In addition, it can function as a cleaner of stone, brick, concrete, and other constructional material by mixing zinc fluosilicate with other chemicals and making a pasty mixture.
Readily soluble in water.
|Chemical Synonym||Zinc Fluorosilicate, Zinc Fluosilicate, Zinc Hexafluorosilicate|
|Appearance/Form||Off-white crystalline powder|
|Formula||ZnSiF6 . 6H2O|
|Handling and Storage||Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Use only in a chemical fume hood. Open and handle container with care. Keep ignition sources away. Store in a tightly closed container in a dry, well-ventilated place.
Storage Temperature (ºC): 15 to 30
|Storage||Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.|
|Transport Information||DOT (US) UN number: 2855 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III
Proper shipping name: Zinc fluorosilicate
Reportable Quantity (RQ): 5000 lbs
Poison Inhalation Hazard: No IMDG UN number: 2855 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III
EMS-No: F-A, S-A Proper shipping name: ZINC FLUOROSILICATE IATA UN number: 2855 Class: 6.1 Packing group: III Proper shipping name: Zinc fluorosilicate