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Copper Oxide

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

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Chemical Name

Copper(II) oxide (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Cuprum oxydatum (Latin)
  • Kupferoxid (German)

Generic Names

  • Black Copper Oxide (IS)
  • C.I. 77403 (IS)
  • C.I. Pigment Black 15 (IS)
  • Cupric oxide (IS)
  • Cuprioxyd (IS)
  • NSC 83537 (IS)
  • UNII-V1XJQ704R4 (IS)

Brand Names

  • Availa-Cu (veterinary use)
    BLM, New Zealand
  • B.V.P. Copper with Vitamin B12 (Copper Oxide and Cyanocobolamine (veterinary use))
    Ballinskelligs, Ireland
  • Bayer Copper (veterinary use)
    Bayer New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Copacaps (veterinary use)
    Merial, New Zealand
  • Copasure (veterinary use)
    Animax, Ireland; Animax Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Copinox (veterinary use)
    Animax, Ireland; Animax Ltd, United Kingdom
  • Copper Ballinskelligs (veterinary use)
    Ballinskelligs, Ireland
  • Copperex (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health Products Ltd, New Zealand
  • CopperEX (veterinary use)
    International Animal Health, Australia
  • Copperplan (veterinary use)
    Bayer Australia Ltd Animal Health, Australia; Bomac, New Zealand
  • Copprite (veterinary use)
    Pfizer Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Dermcusal (Copper Oxide and Salicylic Acid (veterinary use))
    Shanagarry, Ireland
  • Equicopper (veterinary use)
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Hitrace (Copper Oxide and Cobalt, + Selenium (veterinary use))
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Hitrace Copper (veterinary use)
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Nutriplex Copper (veterinary use)
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Permatrace Copper (veterinary use)
    Coopers Animal Health, Australia


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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