Zinc Pyrithione

Other Trading Names:

  • 1-Hydroxypyridine-2-Thione Zinc
  • 2-Mercaptopyridine-1-Oxide Zinc Salt
  • 2-Pyridinethiol1-Oxide Zinc Salt
  • Pyrithione Zinc Salt

CAS Number: 13463-41-7

HS Code: 29333990

Types of Packaging:

  • 25 Kg Drum
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Zinc Pyrithione

Chemical Name

Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT)

Assay (HPLC)



White to Orange to Green Powder

PH(5% water solution)


Water content (Karl Fischer)



Mild Characteristic

Chemical Description

  • Zinc Pyrithione is an organic compound, white to orange to green powder.
  • ZPT is used in shampoo to remove dandruff and can inhibit the growth of Gram-positive and negative bacteria and molds.
  • It can effectively care for hair, delay hair aging, and control the occurrence of white hair and hair loss.
  • Zinc pyrithione ZPT has a strong killing effect on fungi and bacteria, effectively killing the fungi that produce dandruff, playing a role in dandruff removal.
  • It is also widely used as a cosmetic preservative, oil, pulp, paint, and fungicide.
  • ZPT is also a broad-spectrum fungicide and a pollution-free marine biocide.
  • Due to its antimicrobial properties, zinc pyrithione is sometimes used in the manufacture of medical devices and equipment to reduce the risk of infections.
  • It can be found in certain household products like fabric softeners and laundry detergents to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi on fabrics.
  • Zinc pyrithione is used in coatings and paints for its antimicrobial properties. It helps prevent the growth of mold, mildew, and algae on surfaces.
  • It is included in some creams and lotions designed to treat conditions like eczema and athlete's foot.
  • It remains unclear whether an antiproliferative or antimicrobial effect or both causes the beneficial effects of ZPT. It is substantive to the hair, allowing continued therapeutic effect after washing.
  • Its antimicrobial action helps reduce the growth of bacteria and fungi on the skin.
  • Apart from dandruff, zinc pyrithione is also used in treatments for other scalp conditions like psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.
  • Its antifungal and antibacterial properties help to reduce flaking, scaling, and itching associated with these conditions.
  • ZPT's effectiveness and safety have made it a widely used ingredient in both therapeutic and cosmetic products, especially those targeting scalp and skin health.
  • It should be stored in a dry and well-ventilated place, away from sunlight and moisture.
  • ZPT is available in 25 Kg drums.
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