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Zinc Pyrithione

Zinc Pyrithione

500 INR/Kilograms

Product Details:

  • HS Code 29333919
  • Loss on Drying 0.5%
  • Particle Size 0.50.7 m
  • Molecular Weight 317.7 g/mol Grams (g)
  • Structural Formula C10H8N2O2S2Zn
  • Melting Point 240 C
  • Boiling point not available
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Zinc Pyrithione Price And Quantity

  • 25kgs Kilograms
  • 500 INR/Kilograms
  • 400.00 - 600.00 INR/Kilograms

Zinc Pyrithione Product Specifications

  • Other
  • 317.7 g/mol Grams (g)
  • C10H8N2O2S2Zn
  • 240 C
  • not available
  • C10H8N2O2S2Zn
  • C10H8N2O2S2Zn
  • Other
  • Room Temperature
  • 99 percent
  • Not Available
  • low solubility in water
  • 8.5 to 9.5
  • 236-671-3
  • Zinc Pyrithione
  • 4 Years
  • Pharmaceutical Intermediates
  • yrithione zinc, also commonly known as zinc pyrithione, has antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties that can help treat seborrheic dermatitis (also called dandruff), scalp psoriasis, and acne. It can inhibit the growth of yeast , which is a main factor in dandruff
  • Medicine Grade
  • 29333919
  • Powder
  • 0.50.7 m
  • Off-white powder
  • 0.5%
  • 13463-41-7

Zinc Pyrithione Trade Information

  • Mumbai port
  • Letter of Credit (L/C) Letter of Credit at Sight (Sight L/C) Cash Advance (CA)
  • 25 Kilograms Per Day
  • 7 Days
  • Yes
  • Free samples are available
  • Western Europe Australia North America South America Eastern Europe Middle East Asia Central America Africa
  • All India

Product Description

It is a coordination complex of zinc. It is a fungistatic and bacteriostatic agent that is used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis. The active ingredient Pyrithione zinc is found in many OTC shampoos as an antidandruff topical treatment. It works by increasing cell copper levels and by destroying iron and sulfur clusters of proteins crucial for metabolism and growth of fungi.


  • CAS ID: 13463-41-7
  • Synonyms: ZnPT zinc 1-oxidopyridin-1-ium-2-thiolate 2-Pyridinethiol 1-Oxide Zinc Salt 1-Hydroxypyridine-2-thione zinc salt Zinc pyrethion
  • Molecular Formula: C10H8N2O2S2Zn
  • Molecular Weight: 317.7
  • Appearance: colourless solid
  • Melting point: 240 C
  • pH level: 6.1
  • Solubility: Insoluble in water


How does it work:

Pyrithione zinc, also called as zinc pyrithione, is an antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antifungal remedy for treating seborrheic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis, and acne. A main cause of dandruff is yeast growth, which is inhibited by this product. A zinc coordination complex called pyrithione zinc has fungistatic and bacteriostatic properties.  It is used to treat seborrhoeic dermatitis.

Applications Or where it is used:

You may be prescribed this medication for other reasons, such as dandruff, skin irritation and seborrheic dermatitis. It has been used for more than 50 years to successfully treat dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. In addition to that, it is commonly used for other skin benefits, such as hygienic care.

How to use:

A common anti-dandruff shampoo contains zinc pyrithione. Antifungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties make it effective in killing bacteria, fungi, and microorganisms that can cause an itchy, flaky scalp. Lather it on a wet scalp, let it sit for a minute, then rinse thoroughly.

Dosage of usage:


  • Shampoo: 0.25%, 1%, 2%
  • Lotion: 0.25%
  • Cream: 0.25%



  • Seborrhea
  • Shampoo: Wet hair/scalp, lather, rinse well; follow with conditioner
  • Bar: Wet area to be rubbed in; massage in and rinse


Side effects:

  • Side effects of Pyrithione Zinc include: 
  • Stinging/burning of scalp
  • Skin peeling
  • Irritation of the skin (rare)
  • Signs of an allergic reaction


Warnings and precautions while using this product:

Pyrithione zinc is in this medicine. Do not use it if you are allergic to pyrithione zinc or any ingredients found in this drug. Keep it away from children.

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