Zinc Polycarboxylate Dental Cement was the first cement developed that bonded not only the dental restorative device but also the tooth. The solid ingredients are mixed at the time of application with an aqueous solution of the polycarboxylate polymer.

Itaconic acid is a naturally occuring, white crystalline powder and assists in the setting reaction along with polyacrylic acid.

M1075 | Maleic Acid

Maleic Acid is an unsaturated dicarboxylic acid.  Dental glass ionomer dental cements are obtained by using a liquid mixing component comprising an aqueous solution of a certain maleic acid-acrylic acid-copolymer.

Magnesium Oxide, Light Powder, USP is a white solid mineral that is hygroscopic.  It is used in dental cements to strengthen bonding.  Spectrum Chemical manufactured USP products are manufactured, packaged and stored under current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Magnesium Oxide, Heavy Powder, USP  is a white solid mineral that is hygroscopic.   It is used in dental cements to strengthen bonding.  Spectrum Chemical manufactured USP products are manufactured, packaged and stored under current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Polyacrylic Acid Sodium Salt, 45 Percent Solution is critical for the setting reaction of zinc polycarboxylate dental cements.

Tartaric Acid, NF is present in the liquid phase of zinc polycarboxylate (glass ionomer) dental cements.  Tartaric acid improves handling characteristics and increases the working time, but it shortens the setting time.

Purified Water, USP is widely used as an solvent ingredient in dental products such as teeth whiteners and dental cements.

Zinc Oxide, USP is an inorganic compound that is a common ingredient in dental cements for its antibacterial properties and zinc oxide is on the U.S. FDA's list of generally recognized as safe, or GRAS, substances.

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