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Alfa Aesar™ Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate
CAS 7758-99-8
Molecular Formula CuSO4·5H2O
Formula Weight 249.68 (159.60 Anhydrous)
MDL Number MFCD00149681
UN Number UN3288
Merck Index 14,2653
Synonym Cupric sulfate
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AAA112620B

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A112620B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA112620G

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A112620G
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AAA112620I

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A112620I
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 249.68 (159.60 Anhydrous)
Chemical Name or Material Copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate
TSCA TSCA
Odor Odorless
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula CuSO4·5H2O
MDL Number MFCD00149681
CAS 7758-99-8
UN Number UN3288
Merck Index 14,2653
Synonym Cupric sulfate
pH 4
Quantity 1000g
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P273-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Avoid release to the environment.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC SOLID, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number GL8900000

Applications
Copper(II) sulfate, pentahydrate can be added with potassium permanganate to give an oxidant for the conversion of primary alcohols. It is used to etch zinc or copper plates for intaglio printmaking and as a mordant in vegetable dyeing. In analytical chemistry, it is used in Fehling′s solution and Benedict′s solution to test for reducing sugars. Also, used to test protein in Biuret test.

Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol. Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Incompatible with steel, finely powdered metals, hydroxylamine, magnesium, hydrazine, nitromethane, alkalies, phosphates and acetylene gas

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P273-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Avoid release to the environment.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301-H315-H319
Toxic if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.