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Copper Sulphate

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


Ph. Eur.

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


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)
  • Copper sulfate, anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Copper Sulfate, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2015)
  • Cupri sulfas anhydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cupric Sulfate (PH: USP 37)
  • Blue copperas (IS)
  • Blue vitriol (IS)
  • Bluestone (IS)
  • CCRIS 5556 (IS)
  • Chalcanthite (IS)
  • Roman vitriol (IS)
  • Salzburg vitriol (IS)
  • Copper sulfate pentahydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate (PH: BP 2015)
  • Cupri sulfas pentahydricus (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Cupric Sulfate (PH: USP 37)

Brand Names

  • Bioplex (veterinary use)
    Alltech, New Zealand
  • Dermocuivre (Copper Sulphate and Zinc Oxide)
    Chauvin, Tunisia
  • Granions de Cuivre
    EA Pharma, Monaco
  • Gynoseptyl
    Mekophar, Vietnam
  • Gynostad (Copper Sulphate and Boric Acid)
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Hi Trace Copper@ (veterinary use)
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Intense Copper (veterinary use)
    Bell Booth, New Zealand
  • M-Care
    HLL Lifecare, India
  • Micro Cu
    Sandoz, Canada
  • Nutriplex (veterinary use)
    Nutritech, New Zealand
  • Odimor (Copper Sulphate and Malachite Green (veterinary use))
    Aquarium Münster Pahlsmeier, Poland
  • QT Copper (veterinary use)
    Vetpharm, New Zealand
  • Ramet Dalibour Acide (Copper Sulphate and Zinc Sulfate)
    Tradiphar, France
  • Sulfato Ferroso-Sulfato Cúprico (Copper Sulphate and Ferrous sulfate)
    Ducto, Brazil
  • Swaycop (veterinary use)
    Novartis Animal Health, United Kingdom
  • Veticop (veterinary use)
    Ballinskelligs, United Kingdom
  • Zyload
    Zydus, India
  • Copper-Sol (veterinary use)
    Poultry Farm Holding, Netherlands
  • Dermocuivre (Copper Sulphate and Zinc Oxide)
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Intense Copper (veterinary use)
    Bell Booth, New Zealand
  • JBL Oodinol (Copper Sulphate and Methylthioninium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Keller, Switzerland
  • JBL Oodinol Plus (Copper Sulphate and Methylthioninium Chloride (veterinary use))
    Keller, Switzerland


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

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.