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Zinc Acetate Dihydrate


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Astringent agent

Chemical Names

Acetic acid, zinc salt, dihydrate (USP)

Zinc acetate, dihydrate (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Zinci acetas dihydricus (Latin)
  • Zinkacetat-Dihydrat (German)
  • Zinc, acétate de, dihydraté (French)

Generic Names

  • Zinc Acetate Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • CCRIS 3346 (IS)
  • E 650 (IS)
  • Zinc Acetate (PH: BP 2016, USP 38)
  • Zinc acetate dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinc, acétate de, dihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinci acetas dihydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Zinkacetat-Dihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Caladryl Clear (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Pramocaine)
    Valeant Grossman, Mexico
  • Calprax (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Pramocaine)
    Genfar, Colombia; Genfar S.A., Nicaragua
  • Climadan Acne (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Clindamycin)
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Dermiclear (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Pramocaine)
    Ecar, Colombia
  • Galzin
    Gate Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Nobelzin
    Nobelpharma, Japan
  • Otozin (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Phenazone, + Benzocaine, + Glycerol)
    Allegis Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Polysporin Itch Relief (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Pramocaine)
    Johnson & Johnson, Canada
  • Wilizin
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Wilzin
    IFET, Greece; Orphan, Germany; Orphan Europe, Austria; Orphan Europe, Belgium; Orphan Europe, Spain; Orphan Europe, France; Orphan Europe, Hungary; Orphan Europe, Italy; Orphan Europe, Lithuania; Orphan Europe, Netherlands; Orphan Europe, Poland; Orphan Europe Nordic, Denmark; Orphan Europe Nordic, Sweden; Solpharm, Croatia (Hrvatska); Swedish Orphan, Czech Republic; Swedish Orphan, Latvia
  • Zakernac (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Erythromycin)
    Verisfield, Greece
  • Zinca
    Excelsior, Taiwan
  • Zineryt (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Erythromycin)
    Almirall Hermal, Germany; Astellas, Belgium; Astellas, Bulgaria; Astellas, Czech Republic; Astellas, Spain; Astellas, Hungary; Astellas, Iceland; Astellas, Italy; Astellas, Peru; Astellas, Portugal; Astellas, Romania; Astellas, South Africa; Astellas Pharma, United Kingdom; Yamanouchi, Oman
  • Zycoped
    Olcare Laboratories, India
  • Zyneryt (Zinc Acetate Dihydrate and Erythromycin)
    Astellas, Georgia


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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