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Old Bridge Chemicals


North America’s Largest Manufacturer of Copper and Zinc Compounds
Established 1962

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals are odorless blue crystals that readily dissolve in water. They are also soluble in methanol, glycerol and slightly soluble in ethanol. Copper Sulfate, sometimes referred to as Blue Vitriol or Bluestone, is a readily available and economic source of copper.

Product Sheet

Manufacturer: 
Old Bridge Chemicals, Inc.
554 Waterworks Rd.
Old Bridge, New Jersey 08857

Typical Analysis

Common Name: COPPER SULFATE PENTAHYDRATE (CuSO4 – 5H20) Sapphire Crystals

 

Copper (Cu): 25.2% minimum

Cu Sulfate Pentahydrate: 99% minimum

Lead (Pb): 50 ppm maximum

Iron (Fe): 250 ppm maximum

Zinc (Zn): 250 ppm maximum

Nickel (Ni): 100 ppm maximum

Cadmium (Cd): 2 ppm maximum

Arsenic (As): 2 ppm maximum

Chromium (Cr): 5 ppm maximum

Antimony (Sb): 5 ppm maximum

 

Available Crystal Sizes:
1.0 mm – 6.0 mm (0.0394″ – 0.235″)
5.0 mm – 8.0 mm (0.196″ – 0.312″)

 

Notes:
ppm – parts per million

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Medium 5 – 8 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Medium 5 – 8 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Medium 5 – 8 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Medium 5 – 8 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Small 1 – 6 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Small 1 – 6 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Small 1 – 6 mm)
Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate, Sapphire Crystals (Small 1 – 6 mm)

Uses

OB’s Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals are especially useful in applications where a larger crystal size is desired. It is especially useful in certain aquaculture applications.

 

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals can be used to destroy algae in water supplies. It controls tadpole shrimp in flooded rice fields and can be used as a sewer treatment to destroy roots.

 

OB’s Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals are NSF approved and have the appropriate US EPA Registrations and licenses.

Storage

Copper Sulfate should be stored in a cool, dry place. Keep containers closed. Solutions of Copper Sulfate should be stored in tanks fabricated of Type 316 Stainless Steel, rubber-lined steel tanks or plastic tanks.

Safe Handling

Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate is acidic and causes severe eye irritation. It may be irritating to the skin and may cause sensitization reactions in certain individuals. Avoid breathing the dust as it may be irritating to the upper respiratory tract. Contact with eyes and skin should be avoided using safety goggles and rubber gloves. In case of eye contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for 15 minutes and call a physician. If Copper Sulfate is ingested, give large amounts of milk or water. Call a physician. Contaminated clothing should be thoroughly washed before reuse. Refer to Old Bridge Material Safety Data Sheet entitled “Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate.”

Environmental Hazards

Copper Sulfate is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms. If product is spilled, comply with Federal, State and local regulations on reporting spills. Refer to Old Bridge Material Safety Sheet and labels for further details.

Supply and Shipping

Old Bridge Chemicals, Inc. provides Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate Sapphire Crystals in 50 lb. multi-walled bags, 2,000 lb. Super Sacks or 1,000 kg Super Sacks. DOT Hazard Class: Environmentally Hazardous Substance, solid, NOS. (Cupric Sulfate) 9, UN3077, PGIII, RQ, Marine Pollutant, ERG 171

Manufactured in the United States of America