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Substance Name: Cupric sulfate
RN: 7758-98-7
InChIKey: ARUVKPQLZAKDPS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • A sulfate salt of copper. It is a potent emetic and is used as an antidote for poisoning by phosphorus. It also can be used to prevent the growth of algae.

Molecular Formulas

  • Cu.H2-O4-S
  • O4-S.Cu

Molecular Weight

  • 159.608
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Antidotes
  • Autonomic Agents
  • Central Nervous System Agents
  • Emetics
  • Fungicide, bactericide, wood preservative
  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Human Data
  • Mutation data
  • Peripheral Nervous System Agents
  • Protective Agents
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor data

Superlist Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Cupric sulfate

Name of Substance

  • Copper sulfate
  • Copper(II) sulfate
  • Cupric sulfate
  • Cupric sulfate anhydrous

MeSH Heading

  • Copper sulfate

Synonyms

  • All Clear Root Destroyer
  • Aqua Maid Permanent Algaecide
  • Aquatronics Snail-A-Cide Dri-Pac Snail Powder
  • BCS copper fungicide
  • Blue Copper
  • Blue copper (VAN)
  • Blue stone
  • Blue vitriol
  • Bonide Root Destroyer
  • CCRIS 3665
  • Copper (II) sulfate (1:1)
  • Copper monosulfate
  • Copper sulfate
  • Copper sulfate (1:1)
  • Copper sulfate (CuSO4)
  • Copper Sulfate Powder
  • Copper(2+) sulfate
  • Copper(2+) sulfate (1:1)
  • Copper(II) sulfate
  • Cupric sulfate
  • Cupric sulfate anhydrous
  • Cupric sulphate
  • Delcup
  • EINECS 231-847-6
  • Granular Crystals Copper Sulfate
  • HSDB 916
  • Hylinec
  • Incracide 10A
  • Incracide E 51
  • Kupfersulfat
  • Kupfersulfat [German]
  • MAC 570
  • Monocopper sulfate
  • NSC 57630
  • Phelps Triangle Brand Copper Sulfate
  • Roman vitriol
  • Sa-50 Brand Copper Sulfate Granular Crystals
  • Snow Crystal Copper Sulfate
  • Sulfate de cuivre
  • Sulfate de cuivre [French]
  • Sulfuric acid, copper(2+) salt (1:1)
  • Tobacco States Brand Copper Sulfate
  • Trinagle
  • UNII-KUW2Q3U1VV

Systematic Names

  • Copper (II) sulfate (1:1)
  • Copper II sulfate
  • Copper sulphate
  • Sulfuric acid copper(2+) salt (1:1)

Superlist Names

  • Copper sulfate
  • Copper sulfate, anhydrous
  • Copper(II) sulfate
  • Copper(ii) sulfate, anhydrous
  • Cupric sulfate
  • Sulfuric acid, copper(2+) salt (1:1)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7758-98-7

Other Registry Number

  • 139939-69-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007758987

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • Cu.H2-O4-S
  • O4-S.Cu

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • Cu
  • H2-O4-S
  • O4-S

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Cu.H2O4S/c;1-5(2,3)4/h;(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+2;/p-2

InChIKey

ARUVKPQLZAKDPS-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

S(=O)(=O)([O-])[O-].[Cu+2]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child TDLo oral 150mg/kg (150mg/kg) BLOOD: OTHER HEMOLYSIS WITH OR WITHOUT ANEMIA

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"
American Journal of Diseases of Children. Vol. 131, Pg. 149, 1977.
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frog LDLo intravenous 25mg/kg (25mg/kg)   "Handbook of Toxicology," 4 vols., Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co., 1956-59Vol. 1, Pg. 76, 1955.
guinea pig LDLo intravenous 2mg/kg (2mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
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human LDLo oral 50mg/kg (50mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"
JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 235, Pg. 801, 1976.
human TDLo oral 11mg/kg (11mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: GASTRITIS

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Lancet. Vol. 2, Pg. 700, 1960.
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man LDLo oral 857mg/kg (857mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING Archiv fuer Toxikologie. Vol. 17, Pg. 20, 1958.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 7182ug/kg (7.182mg/kg)   Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, Academie des Sciences. Vol. 256, Pg. 1043, 1963.
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mouse LD50 intravenous 23300ug/kg (23.3mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
mouse LD50 oral 369mg/kg (369mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
mouse LDLo subcutaneous 500ug/kg (.5mg/kg)   Tokyo Joshi Ika Daigaku Zasshi. Journal of Tokyo Women's Medical College. Vol. 48, Pg. 313, 1978.
rabbit LD50 intravenous 10mg/kg (10mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 31, Pg. 301, 1949.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 20mg/kg (20mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
rat LD50 intravenous 48900ug/kg (48.9mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
rat LD50 oral 300mg/kg (300mg/kg)   "Antifungal Compounds," Siegel, M.R., and H.D. Sisler, eds., 2 vols., New York, Marcel Dekker 1977Vol. 1, Pg. 507, 1977.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 43mg/kg (43mg/kg)   Proceedings of the European Society of Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 252, 1975.
rat LD50 unreported 520mg/kg (520mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 26(6), Pg. 21, 1982.
women LDLo oral 47320uL/kg (47.32mL/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

LIVER: "HEPATITIS (HEPATOCELLULAR NECROSIS), DIFFUSE"

KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: "CHANGES IN TUBULES (INCLUDING ACUTE RENAL FAILURE, ACUTE TUBULAR NECROSIS)"
Nephron. Vol. 15, Pg. 74, 1975.
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women TDLo oral 2100ug/kg/5W- (2.1mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES
Toxicologist. Vol. 54, Pg. 73, 2000.