Copper Sulphate 93.0%
COPPER SULPHATE 93.0%
Available in 200g, 400g, 1000g, 3000g.
Molecular formula: CuSo4 5H2O
Copper Sulfate is an inorganic compound that combines sulfur with copper, found in the environment, food and water. It can be used to kill bacteria, algae, roots, plants, snails and fungi, and its toxicity depends on the content of copper, which is an essential mineral.
Some of the Uses of Copper Sulphate (Bluestone):
- Dyes - Copper sulfate can also be used as a mordant for coloring vegetables. Often highlights the green shades of specific dyes,
- Copper sulfate is used to test the blood for anemia. Blood is tested by dropping it into a copper sulphate solution of known specific gravity,
- Copper sulphate crystals are still used today, dissolved in water in a 'hoof bath' for sheep, as a preventive and treatment measure for 'hoof rot'.
- School projects - Growing copper sulfate crystals is one of the most common research projects for junior high school and high school children,
- Copper sulfate can be applied to plants before disease starts as a preventative measure, and also when you start noticing dark spots after infection,
- Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate is a fungicide. However, some fungi are able to adapt to elevated levels of copper ions. When mixed with lime, it is called Bordeaux mixture and is used to fight fungus on grapes, melons and other berries.
- Copper sulfate has been widely used over the years for root control in sewer lines. Although most plants need a small amount of copper to survive, a high concentration of metal can damage the roots without actually killing the plants. Introducing copper sulfate into drains is an effective and easy way to increase the concentration of copper in the waste water and kill the roots. The usual method is to pour 1 or 2 pounds. to the toilet of the nearest sewer line, and then flush the toilet.
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