What is Copper Sulphate

Primarily used for agricultural purposes such as pesticide, germicide, feed additive, and soil additive. Some of its secondary uses are as a raw material in the preparation of other copper compounds, as a reagent in analytic chemistry, an electrolyte for batteries and electroplating baths, and in medical practice as a locally applied fungicide, bactericide, and astringent.

  • Synonyms: Blue Vitriol (pentahydrate), Bluestone (pentahydrate), Copper Sulphate Heptahydrate, Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate, Copper Sulphate Trihydrate, Cupric Sulphate
  • INCI: Copper Sulphate
  • Chemical Formula: CuO4S * 5H2O
  • CAS Number: 7758-98-7, 7758-99-8, 164428-28-5, 19086-18-1

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula CuO4S * 5H2O
CAS Number 7758-98-7, 7758-99-8, 164428-28-5, 19086-18-1
Molar Weight 159.609 g/mol
Specific Gravity 1.053
Melting Point 110 °C

Uses and Applications for Copper Sulphate


  • Water Treatment
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Solvents
  • Rubber

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