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3 Diseases Researched for Zinc Sulfate

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4 Abstracts with Zinc Sulfate Research

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Pubmed Data : Indian J Exp Biol. 2006 Sep;44(9):705-18. PMID: 16999025
Study Type : Animal Study
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Problem Substances : Zinc Acetate, Zinc Chloride, Zinc Sulfate
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Pubmed Data : Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2008 Dec;28(12):2117-20. PMID: 19114335
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Problem Substances : Sodium Selenite, Zinc Sulfate
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Pubmed Data : Biol Trace Elem Res. 2000;78(1-3):113-9. PMID: 11314970
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Diseases : DNA damage
Problem Substances : Zinc Acetate, Zinc Chloride, Zinc Sulfate
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Pubmed Data : Toxicol In Vitro. 2009 Jun;23(4):653-9. Epub 2009 Mar 21. PMID: 19306923
Study Type : In Vitro Study
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Problem Substances : Zinc Sulfate

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Zinc sulfate is considered by EU classification to be Harmful and Dangerous for the environment.  View the MSDS for zinc sulfate here.  Excerpts are below: 

 

3. Hazards Identification

Emergency Overview
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WARNING! HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED. CAUSES IRRITATION TO SKIN, EYES AND RESPIRATORY TRACT.

SAF-T-DATA(tm) Ratings (Provided here for your convenience)
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Health Rating: 2 - Moderate (Life)
Flammability Rating: 0 - None
Reactivity Rating: 1 - Slight
Contact Rating: 3 - Severe
Lab Protective Equip: GOGGLES & SHIELD; LAB COAT & APRON; VENT HOOD; PROPER GLOVES
Storage Color Code: Green (General Storage)
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Potential Health Effects
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Inhalation:
Causes irritation to the respiratory tract. Symptoms may include coughing, shortness of breath.
Ingestion:
As with other soluble zinc salts, zinc sulfate may hydrolyze into acid if swallowed. Severe irritation and burns of the mouth, throat and digestive system may occur. Symptoms may include vomiting, stomach pain, increased pulse rate without blood pressure decrease, blood pressure decrease, acute pulmonay edema (fluid in the lungs), diarrhea, kidney damage, other gastrointestinal disturbances and hemorrhagic pancreatitis. A fatality following ingestion of 10 grams has been reported.
Skin Contact:
Causes irritation to skin. Symptoms include redness, itching, and pain.
Eye Contact:
Irritant, can cause pain and redness, possible mechanical harm. May cause severe irritation.
Chronic Exposure:
Chronic exposure may cause fatigue, slow tendon reflexes, intestinal inflammation (with bleeding), diarrhea, blood effects, central nervous system depression, tremors and paralysis of the extremities. Repeated skin or eye contact can cause skin and eye effects.
Aggravation of Pre-existing Conditions:
Persons with pre-existing skin disorders or impaired respiratory function may be more susceptible to the effects of the substance.

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