Copper sulfate, ammoniated

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Description

Dark blue, crystalline powder. Ammoniated copper sulfate is used as an insecticide. It is also used to print calico fabric.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cupric ammonia sulfate; ammonio-cupric sulfate; copper amino-sulfate

Other Properties

Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.

Composition Cu(NH3)4SO4-H2O

Hazards and Safety

Toxic by ingestion.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993

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