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Alfa Aesar™ Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate
CAS 5893-61-8
Molecular Formula (HCO2)2Cu·4H2O
Formula Weight 225.65 (153.59 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00167128
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2639
Synonym Cupric formate
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AAA1856918

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alfa aesar™
A1856918
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1856930

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alfa aesar™
A1856930
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 225.65 (153.59 Anhydrous)
Chemical Name or Material Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula (HCO2)2Cu·4H2O
MDL Number MFCD00167128
CAS 5893-61-8
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,2639
Synonym Cupric formate
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H318-H315-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Quantity 50g
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.

Applications
It is employed as an antibacterial agent in the treatment of cellulose.

Solubility
Soluble in water (125 g/L at 20°C). Very slightly soluble in alcohol. Practically insoluble in most organic solvents.

Notes
Store away from oxidizing agents and strong bases. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P301+P310-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H318-H315-H335
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.