Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT)
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|Product Name||Zinc Pyrithione (ZPT)|
|Shelf life||2 years|
|Usage||Hair Care Chemicals|
ZPT (Zinc pyrithione) is best known for its use in treating dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis. It also has antibacterial properties and is effective against many pathogens from the streptococcus and staphylococcus class. Its other medical applications include treatments of psoriasis, eczema, ringworm, fungus, athletes foot, dry skin, atopic dermatitis, tinea, and vitiligo.
Zinc pyrithione is approved for over-the-counter topical use in the United States as a treatment for dandruff. It is the active ingredient in several anti-dandruff shampoos such as Head & Shoulders. However, in its industrial forms and strengths, it may be harmful by contact or ingestion.
1. Used in shampoo dandruff, it can effectively kill produce dandruff of fungi, to play a role of dusting.
2. Also used as a cosmetic preservative agent.
3. Used for Coating biocide.