Cupric Sulfate Pentahydrate USP/EP Crystals

Jost Code 2296
Cupric Sulfate can be used as a dietary supplement and as a nutrient. Copper aids in the absorption of iron, in the formation of red blood cells and the proper bone formation and maintenance. Product specifications, MSDS’s and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Data

Chemical Formula CuSO4 5 H2O  
CAS Number


Molecular Weight 249.69  
Use Nutrient; dietary supplement  
Description Blue crystals  
Containers 25 kg. / 55 lb. Fiber drums; 25 kg packs EU only  
Storage Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.  
Revision Date 01/06/2010  

Chemical Specifications

Tests Specifications  
Assay (USP) 98.5-100.5%  
Assay (EP) 99.0-101.0%  
LOD (USP) 33.0 - 36.5% maximum  
LOD (EP) 35.0 - 36.5% maximum  
Lead 2 ppm maximum  

0.02% maximum

Potassium 0.01% maximum  
Calcium 0.005% maximum  
Iron 0.003% maximum  
Nickel 0.005% maximum  
Chlorides (EP) 100 ppm maximum  
Copper Positive  
Sulfate Positive  
Residual Solvents Conforms to USP  
Appearance of Solution Clear Solution S  
Microbial Test Results    
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu / gram maximum  
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu / gram maximum  
Total Coliforms
Copper Content 25.0 - 25.6%  

Additional Information

Specifications MSDS - English (EU) BSE/TSE
Halal Certificate MSDS - German (DE) non-Allergenic
Kosher Certificate MSDS - French (FR) GMO Residual Solvent Certification
MSDS - English (US) MSDS - Spanish (ES) Country of Origin
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