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C8027

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Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, ≥98%

Synonym(s):
Sulfuric acid, copper(II) salt (1:1) pentahydrate, Blue Vitriol, Cupric sulfate pentahydrate
Linear Formula:
CuSO4 · 5H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
249.69
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.71

Quality Level

vapor pressure

7.3 mmHg ( 25 °C)

product line

BioReagent

assay

≥98%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

110 °C (dec.) (lit.)

SMILES string

O.O.O.O.O.[Cu++].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/Cu.H2O4S.5H2O/c;1-5(2,3)4;;;;;/h;(H2,1,2,3,4);5*1H2/q+2;;;;;;/p-2

InChI key

JZCCFEFSEZPSOG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate is known as blue vitriol. Structurally, in the pentahydrate molecule, each copper(II) ions is surrounded by four water molecules in the corners and the fifth water molecule is attached by hydrogen bonding. Copper (II) sulfate has many applications including preparation of Bordeaux mixture, a fungicide preparation. Electroplating, timber preservation and textile industry use copper (II) sulfate.

Application

Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate has been used:
  • as an additive in trace element solution preparation in solid glucose minimal media
  • as a component of adamsII solution in Pneumococcal media
  • in the preparation of alginate gel for drug encapsulation

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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