Zinc Undecylenate : CAS No.557-08-4
Zinc Undecylenate is a natural or synthetic fungistatic fatty acid, antifungal .It is used topically in creams against fungal infections, eczemas, ringworm, and other cutaneous conditions. The zinc provides an astringent action, reducing rawness and irritation. (NCI04)
The zinc salt of undecylenic acid has antifungal properties similar to those of undecylenic acid. It is used alone or in association with undecylenic acid and its calcium salt in formulations (creams, pomades, powders) in human and veterinary therapeutics for treatment of microsporum, trichophyton, epidermophyton. Owing to its great safety of utilization and softness for epidermis it can be used in products for body hygiene.