Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4 - 5 H2O) Fine Crystal

What is Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)?
  • Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate is an odorless blue crystal that readily dissolves in water. It is also soluble in methanol, glycerol and slightly soluble in ethanol. Copper Sulfate, sometimes referred to as Blue Vitriol or Bluestone, is a readily available and economic source of copper.

What grades of Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O) are available?
  • Fine Crystal - EPA Approved
  • Feed Grade

What are some other names (Synonyms) for Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)?
  • Blue Vitriol
  • Bluestone
  • Cupric Sulfate

What is the CAS Number for Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)?
  • 7758-99-8

What is the Chemical Formula for Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)?
  • CuSO4-5H2O

What is the chemical structure of Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)?
  • Copper Sulfate chemical structure

How is Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O) packaged?
  • 50 pound multi-wall bags and supersacks. DOT Hazard Class: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, solid, NOS. (Cupric Sulfate) 9, UN3077, PGIII, RQ, Marine Pollutant, ERG 171

How is Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O) used?
  • Copper is an important dietary supplement in animal feeds. Our Feed Grade Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate is especially designed to meet the stringent requirements of the feed industry. Feed Grade Copper Sulfate is free flowing and has excellent absorbent properties. It is 100 percent minus 40 mesh.
  • Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate can be used to destroy algae in water supplies. It controls tadpole shrimp in flooded rice fields and is used as a sewer treatment to destroy roots.
  • Copper Sulfate can be used as an ingredient in Bordeaux Mixture sprays as a fungicide to control plant diseases. It is an ingredient in wood treating chemicals to protect against mildew and rotting. In industrial applications, Old Bridge Copper Sulfate finds use in production of chemicals, dyes and pigments, in the steel industry for pickling and plating and as a floatation reagent in recovery of zinc and lead in mining.
  • We distribute Copper Sulfate Fine Crystals and Coarse Crystals that are registered with the Environmental Protection Agency for pesticide applications (EPA Reg. No.46923-4). Please refer to the EPA approved labels for specific instructions.
  • Other.

TYPICAL PROPERTIES of Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (CuSO4-5H2O)

Boiling Point:
  • 150 °C (302 °F)

Specific Gravity:
  • 2.284

Appearance / Odor:
  • Transparent blue crystals or blue powder that is odorless

Solubility in Water:
  • 22.37% at 0 °C (32 °F)

Melting Point:
  • 110 °C (230 °F)

  • N/A

Molecular Weight:
  • N/A


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