Agent Name

Cupric gluconate

CAS Number

527-09-3

Formula

C12-H22-Cu-O14

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(D-gluconato-O1,O2)copper; Copper D-gluconate (1:2); Copper gluconate; Copper(2+) D-gluconate, (1:2); Copper(II) gluconate; Copper, bis (D-gluconato-O(sup 1),O(sup 2))-; Copper, bis(D-gluconato)-; Copper, bis(D-gluconato-O1,O2)-; Gluconic acid, copper(2+) salt; Gluconic acid, copper(2+) salt (2:1), D-; Gluconic acid, copper(2+) salt (2:1), d-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Light blue odorless solid; [HSDB] Light blue powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in dietary supplements, oral deodorants, and feed additives; [HSDB] Used as a synergist and nutritional supplement for foods; [FDA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] 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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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