Eight salts of Zinc are official, besides the metal. The Acetate is superfluous in medicine, while the Valerate is inert.

Zn. Carb. Praecip.

Zinci Chlorid.

Zinci Oxidum

Zn. Phenol-sulphonas

Zinci Stearas

Zinci Sulphas

Appearance

Color

Odor

Taste

Do not

Feel

Properties (continued):

Zn. Carb. Praecip.

Zinci Chlorid.

Zinci Oxidum

Zn. Phenol-sulphonas

Zinci Stearas

Zinci Sulphas

Sol. H20

Reaction

C2H5OH

HCI, dil.

NH4OH

Incompat (NH4)2C03

Liq. Calc.

Ac. Tann.

AgNO3

FeCl3

Utility

Ointment in wet eczemas

Powerful caustic

Protective in moist dermatitis

Antiseptic astringent wash

Protective dressing

Astringent wash; Emetic