Copper Sulphat

 

Synonyms:

  Cupric sulfate pentahydrate, Blue vitriol; Bluestone, Blue coppers.

 

Molecular Weight: 249.68

 

Appearance:

 Blue crystals or crystalline granules or powder, Slowly effloescent in air.

 

Bulk Weight: 1.620

 

pH: pH of 0.2 molar aq. solution = 4.0

 

Solubility:

 Soluble in water; methanol, glycerol, Sparingly soluble in alcohol.

 

Quality control:

 Analytical methods 

 

Average Analysis:

 Copper sulfate  97%

 

Handling:

 Chemical resistant gloves. safety goggles. 

 

Toxicity Data:

  LD50 orally in rat 960/kg

 

Health Hazards:

 Toxic by ingestion; strong irritant.

 

First Aid:

 in case of contact with skin; wash plenty of water .

 

Packing:

 50 Kg woven plastic bag.

Storage:

 In tightly closed containers, in a cool dry place.

 

Decomposition Products: Toxic fumes.

 

Transportation:

 we generally ship our chemicals in accordance with the method specified or implied by our order. However we reserve the right to change this method for certain hazardous chemicals which, when required by regulations or in our judgment, can not be shipped safely by the method specified or implied.

 

Applications:  

Used as antidote (phosphorus); as topical antifungal; as fungicide for plants; as anthelmintic and emetic.

 

 

 

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