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42925 Copper(II) sulfide, 99.8% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1317-40-4
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42925-18 50g 73.50
42925-30 250g 294.00
42925-A1 1kg 980.00
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Copper(II) sulfide, 99.8% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00016066
EINECS
215-271-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
CuS
Formula Weight
95.60
Form
-200 Mesh Powder
Melting point
220° dec.
Density
3.9-4.6
Refractive Index
1.45
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in nitric acid, ammonium hydroxide, potassium cyanide. Insoluble in water, ethanol, hydrochloric acid ,dilute acids, sulfuric acid, alkali cyanides, aqueous ammonia and alkaline solutions.

Applications

Copper(II) sulfide is used in antifouling paints, mixed catalysts and to develop aniline black dyes in textile printing. Further, it is used as a varnish pigment and an oxidizing agent. In addition, it is used as a component of solid state electrodes and thin-film solar cell with cadmium sulfide. It is a moderate conductor of electricity and used in photovoltaics.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong acids.

Literature References

Ray, C.; Sarkar, S.; Dutta, S.; Roy, A.; Sahoo, R.; Negishi, Y.; Pal, T. Evolution of tubular copper sulfide nanostructures from copper(I)-metal organic precursor: a superior platform for the removal of Hg(II) and Pb(II) ions. RSC Adv. 2015, 5 (16), 12446-12453.

Ghaedi, M.; Khodadoust, S.; Sadeghi, H.; Khodadoust, M. A.; Armand, R.; Fatehi, A. Application of ultrasonic radiation for simultaneous removal of auramine O and safranine O by copper sulfide nanoparticles: Experimental design. Spectrochim. Acta A Mol. Biomol. Spectrosc. 2015, 136, 1069-1075.

Other References

Merck
14,2655
Harmonized Tariff Code
2830.90
TSCA
Yes

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