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Zinc Oxide


Zinc Oxide is a raw material component in the production of frits and glazes. Normal zinc content for glazes is in the range 1-5%. Higher zinc content glazes can produce matt effects due to the crystallisation of willemite, zinc silicate. Caution - also makes glazes susceptible to crawling.

Please read the safety information prior to purchase and use:

Safety Data Sheet (pdf)

Chemical Analysis.
ZnO: 99.8%
Pb: 5 mg/kg
Cd: 100 mg/kg
Cu: <0.1 mg/kg
Fe: 0.1 mg/kg
Mn: <0.1 mg/kg