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Calcium Copperedetate

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


BP vet.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Treatment of copper deficiency

Chemical Name

Calcium; copper;2-[2-[bis(carboxylatometyl)amino]etyl-(carboxylatometyl)amino]acetate (IUPAC)

Foreign Name

  • Calcium-kupfer edetat-2-Wasser (German)

Generic Names

  • Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitriolo)tetra-, calcium copper complex (IS)
  • Calcium copper(II) EDTA 2-hydrate (IS)
  • Copper calcium edetate (IS)
  • LS-12103 (IS)
  • Calcium Copperedetate (PH: BP vet. 2015)

Brand Names

  • Copperguard (veterinary use)
    Virbac, New Zealand
  • Copper-Max (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Cue (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health, Australia; International Animal Health Products Ltd, New Zealand
  • Ilium Cu-Jec (Calcium Copperedetate and Methylparaben (veterinary use))
    Troy Laboratories NZ, New Zealand


BP vet.British Pharmacopoeia (vet)
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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