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5893-61-8 - Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate, 98% - Cupric formate - A18569 - Alfa Aesar

A18569 Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate, 98%

CAS Number
5893-61-8
Synonyms
Cupric formate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 36.30
250g 131.00
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Copper(II) formate tetrahydrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00167128
EINECS
208-865-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
(HCO2)2Cu•4H2O
Formula Weight
225.65 (153.59anhy)
Solubility
Soluble in water (125 g/L at 20°C). Very slightly soluble in alcohol. Practically insoluble in most organic solvents.

Applications

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

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.

Literature References

Hanako Kobayashi and Taiichiro Haseda. The Magnetic Properties of Cupric Formate Tetrahydrate at Low Temperatures.J. Phys. Soc. Jpn.1963,18541-550.

Takasuke Matsuo.; Yoshio Kume.; Hiroshi Suga.; SyûzÔ Seki. Heat capacities of copper(II) formate tetrahydrate and tetradeuterate: A comparative study of phase transitions in layer hydrate crystals.J. Phys. Chem. Solids,1976,37(5), 499-506.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318-H315-H400-H410-H302-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. Very toxic to aquatic life. Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Harmful if swallowed. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P273-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P310-P362-P301+P312-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2639
Hazard Class
9
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.12
TSCA
Yes

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