Zinc Propionate

CAS No: 557-28-8
Einecs No: 209-167-6
HS Code: 29155090
Molecular Formula: C6H10O4Zn Zn(C2H5COO)2
Molecular Weight: 211.528 g/mol

Brief Introducrtion
1. Zinc Propionate Description
2. Zinc Propionate product detail in A.M Foodchem
3. Use of Zinc Propionate
3.1)Clinical application
3.2)Feed Additives
4. Specification

Intro to zinc propionate

Zinc propionate can be used as a fungicide for adhesive tapes, and it is also recognized as an economical, safe and effective edible preservative in the world

Zinc Propionate product detail in A.M Foodchem

Product NameZinc Propionate
IntroductionIt is one of the best preservative used as food additive in food industry.
It is regarded commonly as a non toxic,high effective preservative.
Appearancewhite or gray white flow powder , with special odor.
StorageStored in cool, ventilated and dry place, far away from fire and heat.


Identification testpositive in zinc salt test, positive in lactic test
(C3H5O3)2Zn (as dry)98.0~103.3%
Loss on dry≤ 18.5 %
Chloride(as Cl)≤ 0.005%
Sulfate(as SO4)≤ 0.05%
As≤ 2 mg/kg
Pb≤ 2 mg/kg
Cd≤ 2 mg/kg

Use of zinc propionate

Clinical application:

As a fungicide, it is applied on the adhesive tape to reduce the irritation effect of molds, fungi and bacteria.

Feed Additives:

[1] Improve anti-stress ability and resistance to diseases, and reduce morbidity and mortality.
[2] Improve the body’s enzyme washability, promote animal growth and development, and significantly improve feed returns.
[3] Promote the development of animal taste buds, increase appetite, and increase feed intake.
[4] Maintain intestinal microecological balance, reduce digestive tract diseases, and reduce the rate of diarrhea.
[5] Improve reproductive performance and useful life of female animals.
[6] Improve the skin and feather condition of livestock and poultry, and promote the shiny skin.
[7] Synergistically with antibiotics, it has a certain anti-mildew and bactericidal effect.


Zinc propionate is a white crystalline powder, odorless or slightly propionic, easily soluble in water, soluble in ethanol, and slightly soluble in acetone.
CAS Number: 557-28-8
Chemical formula:C6H10O4Zn
Molar Mass:211.55 g/mol

Solubility: Zinc propionate is soluble in alcohol, ether, chloroform. Miscible with ethanol; soluble in diethyl ether; slightly soluble in chloroform.


The packaging is 25 kg/bag and 20 kg/bag, which can meet the packaging requirements of different customers. Please contact us for product TSD, typical CoA, and MSDS.