Zinc Sulfide

ZnS
CAS 1314-98-3

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ZnS

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Sulfide IonZinc Sulfide is a crystalline solid used as a semiconductor and in photo optic applications. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Synonyms

Zinc sulphide, Zinc monosulfide, Sachtolith, Pigment White 7, sulfanylidenezinc, sulfanylidenezinc

Chemical Identifiers

Formula ZnS
CAS 1314-98-3
Pubchem CID 14821
MDL MFCD00011301
EC No. 215-251-3
IUPAC Name sulfanylidenezinc
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
SMILES S=[Zn]
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/S.Zn
InchI Key WGPCGCOKHWGKJJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Properties

Compound Formula SZn
Molecular Weight 97.45
Appearance White hexagonal crystals
Melting Point 1,185° C (2,165° F)
Boiling Point N/A
Density 4.1 g/cm3
Exact Mass 95.901213
Monoisotopic Mass 95.901213

Health & Safety Info  |  MSDS / SDS

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information N/A
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling (GHS) N/A
MSDS / SDS

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

Related Products

SSee more Sulfur products. Sulfur (or Sulphur) (atomic symbol: S, atomic number: 16) is a Block P, Group 16, Period 3 element with an atomic radius of 32.066. The number of electrons in each of Sulfur's shells is 2, 8, 6 and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2 3p4. In its elemental form, sulfur has a light yellow appearance. The sulfur atom has a covalent radius of 105 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 180 pm. In nature, sulfur can be found in hot springs, meteorites, volcanoes, and as galena, gypsum, and epsom salts. Sulfur has been known since ancient times but was not accepted as an element until 1777, when Antoine Lavoisier helped to convince the scientific community that it was an element and not a compound.

ZnSee more Zinc products. Zinc (atomic symbol: Zn, atomic number: 30) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 65.38. The number of electrons in each of zinc's shells is 2, 8, 18, 2, and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d10 4s2. The zinc atom has a radius of 134 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 210 pm. Zinc was discovered by Indian metallurgists prior to 1000 BC and first recognized as a unique element by Rasaratna Samuccaya in 800. Zinc was first isolated by Andreas Marggraf in 1746. In its elemental form, zinc has a silver-gray appearance. It is brittle at ordinary temperatures but malleable at 100 °C to 150 °C. It is a fair conductor of electricity, and burns in air at high red producing white clouds of the oxide. Zinc is mined from sulfidic ore deposits. It is the 24th most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common metal in use (after iron, aluminum, and copper). The name zinc originates from the German word "zin," meaning tin.

Research

Recent Research & Development for Zinc

  • Zinc Protoporphyrin Suppresses β-Catenin Protein Expression in Human Cancer Cells: The Potential Involvement of Lysosome-Mediated Degradation. Wang S, Hannafon BN, Lind SE, Ding WQ. PLoS One. 2015 May 22
  • Crystal structure of poly[bis-(μ-nicotinamide-κ(2) N (1):O)bis-(μ-4-nitro-benzoato-κ(2) O (1):O (1'))zinc]. Aşkın GŞ, Necefoğlu H, Tonbul AM, Dilek N, Hökelek T. Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2015 Apr 11
  • Co-solvent enhanced zinc oxysulfide buffer layers in Kesterite copper zinc tin selenide solar cells. Steirer KX, Garris RL, Li JV, Dzara MJ, Ndione PF, Ramanathan K, Repins I, Teeter G, Perkins CL. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 May 22.
  • Stereoselective Polymerization of rac-Lactide Catalyzed by Zinc Complexes with Tetradentate Aminophenolate Ligands in Different Coordination Patterns: Kinetics and Mechanism. Yang Y, Wang H, Ma H. Inorg Chem. 2015 May 21.
  • Dinuclear versus mononuclear pathways in zinc mediated nucleophilic addition: a combined experimental and DFT study. Qi X, Li Y, Zhang G, Li Y, Lei A, Liu C, Lan Y. Dalton Trans. 2015 May 22.
  • Collective ion dynamics in liquid zinc: evidence for complex dynamics in a non-free-electron liquid metal. Zanatta M, Sacchetti F, Guarini E, Orecchini A, Paciaroni A, Sani L, Petrillo C. Phys Rev Lett. 2015 May 8
  • Csr1/Zap1 maintains zinc homeostasis and influences virulence in Candida dubliniensis, but is not coupled to morphogenesis. Böttcher B, Palige K, Jacobsen ID, Hube B, Brunke S. Eukaryot Cell. 2015 May 22.
  • Crystal structure of catena-poly[[[tetra-aqua-zinc(II)]-μ-1,4-bis-[4-(1H-imidazol-1-yl)benzo-yl]piperazine] dinitrate monohydrate]. Hou C, Gan HM, Liu JC. Acta Crystallogr E Crystallogr Commun. 2015 Apr 25
  • Copper, lead and zinc removal from metal contaminated wastewater by adsorption onto agricultural wastes. Janyasuthiwong S, Phiri SM, Kijjanapanich P, Rene ER, Esposito G, Lens PN. Environ Technol. 2015 May 22:1-33.
  • The antioxidant effects of silver, gold, and zinc oxide nanoparticles on male mice in in vivo condition. Negahdary M, Chelongar R, Zadeh SK, Ajdary M. Adv Biomed Res. 2015 Mar 25: Adv Biomed Res
  • Characterizing the inhibitory action of zinc oxide nanoparticles on allergic-type mast cell activation. Feltis BN, Elbaz A, Wright PF, Mackay GA, Turney TW, Lopata AL. Mol Immunol. 2015 Mar 12

Recent Research & Development for Sulfur

  • Induction and repair of DNA cross-links induced by sulfur mustard in the A-549 cell line followed by a comet assay. Jost P, Svobodova H, Stetina R. Chem Biol Interact. 2015 May 15
  • Thiol activated prodrugs of sulfur dioxide (SO2) as MRSA inhibitors. Pardeshi KA, Malwal SR, Banerjee A, Lahiri S, Rangarajan R, Chakrapani H. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2015 Apr 23.
  • A simple approach to the synthesis of Cu1.8S dendrites with thiamine hydrochloride as a sulfur source and structure-directing agent. Yan X, Li S, Pan YX, Yang Z, Liu X. Beilstein J Nanotechnol. 2015 Apr 1
  • Enabling Prominent High-Rate and Cycle Performances in One Lithium-Sulfur Battery: Designing Permselective Gateways for Li+ Transportation in Holey-CNT/S Cathodes. Zhou Y, Zhou C, Li Q, Yan C, Han B, Xia K, Gao Q, Wu J. Adv Mater. 2015 May 20.
  • Nanospace-Confinement Copolymerization Strategy for Encapsulating Polymeric Sulfur into Porous Carbon for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Ding B, Chang Z, Xu G, Nie P, Wang J, Pan J, Dou H, Zhang X. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 22.
  • Hydrophilicity-controlled ordered mesoporous carbon for lithium-sulfur batteries. Bae S, Jin X, Park GO, Kim JM. J Nanosci Nanotechnol. 2014 Dec
  • Vertically Aligned Sulfur-Graphene Nanowalls on Substrates for Ultrafast Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Li B, Li S, Liu J, Wang B, Yang S. Nano Lett. 2015 Apr 10. : Nano Lett
  • Dominance of sulfur-fueled iron oxide reduction in low-sulfate freshwater sediments. Hansel CM, Lentini CJ, Tang Y, Johnston DT, Wankel SD, Jardine PM. ISME J. 2015 Apr 14.: ISME J
  • Interaction between Nitrogen and Sulfur in Co-Doped Graphene and Synergetic Effect in Supercapacitor. Wang T, Wang LX, Wu DL, Xia W, Jia DZ. Sci Rep. 2015 Apr 16: Sci Rep
  • Protic-Salt-Derived Nitrogen/Sulfur-Codoped Mesoporous Carbon for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction and Supercapacitors. Zhang S, Ikoma A, Ueno K, Chen Z, Dokko K, Watanabe M. ChemSusChem. 2015 Apr 8.: ChemSusChem
  • Encapsulation of S/SWNT with PANI Web for Enhanced Rate and Cycle Performance in Lithium Sulfur Batteries. Kim JH, Fu K, Choi J, Kil K, Kim J, Han X, Hu L, Paik U. Sci Rep. 2015 Mar 10

Recent Research & Development for Sulfides

  • Development of the Transferable Potentials for Phase Equilibria Model for Hydrogen Sulfide. Shah MS, Tsapatsis M, Siepmann JI. J Phys Chem B. 2015 May 18.
  • 8-Mercapto-Cyclic GMP Mediates Hydrogen Sulfide-Induced Stomatal Closure in Arabidopsis. Honda K, Yamada N, Yoshida R, Ihara H, Sawa T, Akaike T, Iwai S. Plant Cell Physiol. 2015 May 14.
  • Microbial diversity and the implications of sulfide levels in an anaerobic reactor used to remove an anionic surfactant from laundry wastewater. Delforno TP, Moura AG, Okada DY, Sakamoto IK, Varesche MB. Bioresour Technol. 2015 May 20
  • A tetraphenylimidazole-based fluorescent probe for the detection of hydrogen sulfide and its application in living cells. Gu B, Mi N, Zhang Y, Yin P, Li H, Yao S. Anal Chim Acta. 2015 Jun 16
  • Hydrogen Sulfide-Based Anti-Inflammatory and Chemopreventive Therapies: An Experimental Approach. Flannigan KL, Wallace JL. Curr Pharm Des. 2015 May 13.
  • Formation of Copper Zinc Tin Sulfide Thin Films from Colloidal Nanocrystal Dispersions via Aerosol-Jet Printing and Compaction. Williams BA, Mahajan A, Smeaton MA, Holgate CS, Aydil ES, Francis LF. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2015 May 19.
  • A highly efficient flexible dye-sensitized solar cell based on nickel sulfide/platinum/titanium counter electrode. Yue G, Ma X, Zhang W, Li F, Wu J, Li G. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2015 Jan 10
  • Facile assembly of oppositely charged silver sulfide nanoparticles into photoluminescent mesoporous nanospheres. Tan L, Liu S, Yang Q, Shen YM. Langmuir. 2015 Mar 15.
  • Cadmium sulfide quantum dots induce oxydative-stress and behavioural impairments in the marine clam Scrobicularia plana. Buffet PE, Zalouk-Vergnoux A, Poirier L, Lopes C, Risso-de Faverney C, Guibbolini M, Gilliland D, Perrein-Ettajani H, Valsami-Jones E, Mouneyrac C. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2015 Mar 13.
  • Hexametaphosphate-Capped Silica Mesoporous Nanoparticles Containing CuII Complexes for the Selective and Sensitive Optical Detection of Hydrogen Sulfide in Water. El Sayed S, Milani M, Licchelli M, Martínez-Máñez R, Sancenón F. Chemistry. 2015 Mar 10.

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