Agent Name

Copper chloride hydroxide

CAS Number

1332-65-6

Formula

Cl-Cu2-H3-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Copper oxychloride; Aviocaffaro; Aviocaffaro PF; Basic copper chloride (Cu2Cl(OH)3); Chempar; Cop Tox; Copper chloride hydroxide (Cu2(OH)3Cl); Copper chloride hydroxide (Cu2Cl(OH)3); Copper hydroxide chloride (Cu2(OH)3Cl); Copper oxychloride (Cu2Cl(OH)3); Copper(II) oxychloride; Criscobre; Cudrox; Cuidrox; Cupravit; Cupric hydroxide chloride (Cu(OH)1,5Cl0.5); Cuprocaffaro; Cuprokylt; Cuprosana; Cuprovinol; Devicopper; Dicopper chloride trihydroxide; Fernacot; Kilex; Micronutrients TBCC; Natural atacamite, natural paratacamite (gamma) and (beta); Neoram; Neoram Blu; Pasta Caffaro; Pere-col; Recop; Rhodiacuivre; TBCC; [ChemIDplus] UN2775

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Green to bluish-green solid; Practically insoluble in water; [HSDB] Blue to green odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an agricultural fungicide, process chemical (cuprammonium process for rayon production), and pigment; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Copper."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, as Cu

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Cu

MAK

0.01 mg/m3, respirable fraction (Cu, inorganic cmpnds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3, as Cu

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Copper based pesticide, solid, toxic."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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