Zinc Oxide:
Zinc Oxide is a water insoluble white powder often used as an additive. In our market, it is used as a catalyst, in therapeutics and electronics.

Market Dynamics:
While zinc oxide does occur naturally in the mineral zincite, most zinc oxide is produced ‚Äč synthetically. Over 50% of the zinc oxide produced globally is used to vulcanize rubber. 


Up Stream Materials/Building Blocks:
Zincite

 Zinc Ore


Down Stream Materials Consuming Zinc Oxide:

Rubber (Over 50% of global supply)

Batteries 
Fire retardants

Foods Additives

Ointments

Paints

Plastics