- INCI Name: Zinc Pyrithione
- Chemical Name:Pyridine-2-thiol-1-oxide, zinc complex (2:1)
- CAS No: 13463-41-7
Zinc Pyrithione can be used in shampoos for dandruff, it inhibits the growth of Gram-positive and negative bacteria and molds. It can effectively care for the hair, delay the aging of the hair, and control the generation of gray hair and hair loss.
ZPT-50 is an ultrafine aqueous suspension of Zinc Pyrithione, it has been used in the shampoo industry for more than 30 years. It has a definite anti-dandruff effect and is the most used anti-dandruff agent in the world. Its anti-dandruff mechanism is based on a strong inhibitory effect on the dandruff-producing fungus Pityriasis ovale. The emergence of ZPT-50 with ultra-fine particle size increases the anti-dandruff effect and solves the problem of precipitation.
The maximum allowable mass fraction of zinc pyrithione in cosmetic is 0.5%, and it is only used in products that are washed away after use.
Uses & Applications
Widely used in gel, cream, lotion, dusting powder and anti-dandruff shampoo, as well as in deodorant and disinfection products.
Used as an oil agent, biocide for coating and plastics.
Off white powder
pH (5% aqueous solution)
Loss on drying
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