A crystalline powder that is an opaque blue at room temperature but when heated slightly turns greenish. Nickel sulfate is used in electroplating baths. It is also used as a mordant in dyeing and printing.
Synonyms and Related Terms
nickel sulfate hexahydrate; hydrated nickel sulfate; hydrate nickel sulphate (Br.); nickelous sulfate; single nickel salts; blue salt
Soluble in water (pH = 4.5) and ethanol.
|Melting Point||848 (dec)|
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 154.8|
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Skin contact can cause allergies. Carcinogen.