Copper Sulphate BP

Copper Sulphate also known as cupric sulphate occurs in the anhydrous and pentahydrate forms. The pentahydrate is also known as Blue Vitriol.


Copper Sulphate can be used as a feed and food additives.


Chemical Name: Copper Sulphate
Synonyms: Blue Vitriol
Mol. Formula: CuSO4.5H2O
Mol. Weight: 249.68 g/mol
CAS No.: 7758-99-8


General Specifications

Test Specification
Characters It  occurs as blue crystalline powder or transparent, blue crystals

Test A


Test B

Test C


Specified Test. The precipitate dissolves and a dark blue color is produced.

Loss on drying- 35.0% to 36.5%

It gives positive reaction for the test of sulfates.

Solubility Freely soluble in water, soluble in methanol, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%)
Appearance of solution Solution is clear
Chloride Not more than 100 ppm
Iron Not more than 100 ppm
Lead Not more than 50 ppm
Loss on drying Between 35.0% to 36.50%, determined on 0.500g by drying in an oven at 250 + 10OC
Assay (By Titrimetry) Not less than 99.0% and not more than 101.0% of CuSO4.5H2O


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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