Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate

  • CAS No.: 7758-99-8
  • Molecular Formula: CuSO4.5H2O
  • Agency: EP, Ph. Eur., USP

Sujata Nutri Pharma is one of the leading manufacturers and exporters of Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate CAS no.7758-99-8

General Description

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate is the most common sulfate salt of copper. The blue, crystalline inorganic compound is a potent emetic used as an antidote for phosphorus poisoning. It is also used to prevent the growth of algae.
The chemical formula for Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate is CuSO4·5H2O. Its CAS is 7758-98-8. The highly toxic, non-combustible, odorless blue crystalline powder has a nauseating metallic taste and turns white when dehydrated. The structure of the solid pentahydrate reveals a polymeric structure wherein copper is again octahedral but bound to four water ligands. The Cu(II)(H2O)4 centers are interconnected by sulfate anions to form chains.


Copper is an important dietary supplement in animal feeds. 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.
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate can be used to destroy algae in water supplies. It controls tadpoleshrimp 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,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. Please refer to the EPA approved labels for specific instructions.


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