Copper Carbonate

Availability

Special and quality requirements for malachite green, copper(ii) carbonate, copper carbonate, cupric carbonate are available upon request: copper carbonate is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

CuCO3.Cu(OH)2

CAS

12069-69-1

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Copper Carbonate

Distributor of copper carbonate

Description

Basic copper carbonate is a green solid completely insoluble in water, alcohol and organic solvents; it decomposes if placed in contact with diluted acids. Also known as green malachite, copper carbonate was used as a fungicide since the beginning of the nineteenth century, although it has now been replaced by other copper compounds.

Appearance

Copper carbonate is a powdery green solid.

Solubility

Copper carbonate is insoluble in water, alcohol and organic solvents while it decomposes in the presence of diluted acids.

Uses

Copper carbonate is used as raw material in the electroplating and agricultural industries. Copper carbonate is also used for the production of pigments and as raw material used in wood protective formulations.

Classification

Acute exposure to copper carbonate is harmful and may cause serious danger to health if inhaled or swallowed.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: copper carbonate is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Malachite green, copper(II) carbonate, copper carbonate, cupric carbonate