Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate, Top Quality
Available to UK mainland customers only
FormlationÂ Â CuS04*5H2O
Copper Sulphate, also known as Blue Vitriol and Blue Stone is the most widely used Copper salt with a worldwide production of aprox 200,000 tonnes per annum.
A Fungicide by making a Bordeaux Mixture (Copper Sulphate mixed with Lime)
A Chestnut compound (mixture of Copper Sulphate and Ammonium Carbonate) is used in horticulture to prevent damping off in seedlings
In printing as an electrolyte and etching agent
The paint industry for antifouling
Copper Sulphate is used to treat timber against Mildew
To control algae, although it is highly toxic to fish so pleaseÂ take care
Copper Sulphate is commonly included in youngsters chemistry sets and is often used in schools to grow crystals and also in electroplating experiments. Because of its toxicity it is not recommended that young children handle Copper Sulphate, better that the experiments are carried out by adults.