Copper 29 Cu 63.546

Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate USP/EP/GB Low HM Powder

Jost Code: 2303

Synonyms: Blue Vitriol, Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate, Sulfuric acid, copper(II) salt (1:1) pentahydrate, Copper II sulphate 5-hydrate

Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate USP/EP/GB Low HM Powder can be used as a dietary ingredient and as a nutrient. Copper aids in the absorption of iron, in the formation of red blood cells and the proper bone formation and maintenance. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
CuSO4 · 5 H2O
CAS Number
7758-99-8
Molecular Weight
249.69
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
Blue powder
Mineral Content (For formulation guidance/Not a specification)
Cu (typical): 25.0% - 25.6%
Containers
55 lb/25 kg carton
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
07/14/2021
Assay (USP)
98.5 - 100.5%
Assay (EP)
99.0 - 101.0%
Solution Appearance
Pass
LOD
35.0 - 36.5% maximum
Lead
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Chlorides
100 ppm maximum
Sodium
200 ppm maximum
Potassium
100 ppm maximum
Calcium
50 ppm maximum
Iron
30 ppm maximum
Nickel
50 ppm maximum
Identification
Copper
Pass
Sulfate
Pass
Residual Solvents
Conforms to USP
Particle Size
Mesh Thru 80
95% minimum
Substances not Precipitated by Hydrogen Sulfide
0.3% maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
10³ cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
10² cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative