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copper sulfate

Status: ISO 765
IUPAC: copper(II) tetraoxosulfate
or
copper(2+) tetraoxosulfate
or
cupric sulfate
CAS: sulfuric acid copper(2+) salt (1:1)
Reg. No.: 7758-98-7
Formula: CuO4S
Activity: algicides
fungicides (copper fungicides)
herbicides (inorganic herbicides)
molluscicides
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
The parent acid is also considered not to require a common name, see sulfuric acid.
In ISO 765-1976, the name given is “copper sulphate”, but ISO now requires the “f” spelling for sulfur and its compounds.
This substance is a component of Bordeaux mixture, Burgundy mixture, and Cheshunt mixture.
Structure: Structural formula of copper sulfate
Pronunciation: kǒp-a sǔl-fāt  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1/Cu.H2O4S/c;1-5(2,3)4/h;(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+2;/p-2/fCu.O4S/qm;-2


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A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names