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Copper Sulphate

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AB20

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0007758-98-7

Chemical Formula

Cu-S-O4

Molecular Weight

159

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Antifungal agent for topical use

Treatment of copper deficiency

Chemical Names

Copper (II) sulphate (IUPAC)

Sulfuric acid copper(2+) salt (1:1)

Foreign Names

  • Cupri sulfas anhydricus (Latin)
  • Kupfer(II)-sulfat, wasserfrei (German)
  • Cuivre, sulfate de, anhydré (French)
  • Cobre, sulfato de, anhidro (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 3665 (IS)
  • Chalcocyanite (IS)
  • Hydrocyanite (IS)
  • NSC 57630 (IS)
  • UNII-KUW2Q3U1VV (IS)
  • Copper sulfate, anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Copper Sulphate, anhydrous (PH: BP 2011)
  • Cupri sulfas anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cupric Sulfate (PH: USP 34)
  • Blue copperas (IS)
  • Blue vitriol (IS)
  • Bluestone (IS)
  • CCRIS 5556 (IS)
  • Chalcanthite (IS)
  • Roman vitriol (IS)
  • Salzburg vitriol (IS)
  • UNII-LRX7AJ16DT (IS)
  • Copper sulfate pentahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate (PH: BP 2011)
  • Cupri sulfas pentahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Cupric Sulfate (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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