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7758-99-8 - Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, 99% - Cupric sulfate - A11262 - Alfa Aesar

A11262 Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, 99%

CAS Number
7758-99-8
Synonyms
Cupric sulfate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1000g 49.54
5000g 144.20
25000g 495.00
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Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00149681
EINECS
231-847-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
CuSO4•5H2O
Formula Weight
249.68 (159.60anhy)
Density
2.270
Solubility
Soluble in water and methanol. Insoluble in alcohol.

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.

Notes

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

Literature References

Ford, D. D.; Lenahan, S.; Jorgensen, M.; Dube, P.; Delude, M.; Concannon, P. E.; Anderson, S. R.; Oyler, K. D.; Cheng, G.; Mehta, N.; Salan, J. S. Development of a Lean Process to the Lead-Free Primary Explosive DBX-1. Org. Process Res. Dev. 2015, 19 (6), 673-680.

Golf, H. R. A.; Reissig, H.; Wiehe, A. Synthesis of SF5-Substituted Tetrapyrroles, Metalloporphyrins, BODIPYs, and Their Dipyrrane Precursors. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80 (10), 5133-5143.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H315-H319-H400-H410

Toxic if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P273-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2653
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2833.25
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
GL8900000

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