Agent Name

Cupric lactate

CAS Number

814-81-3

Formula

C3-H6-O3.1/2Cu

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lactic acid, copper(2+) salt (2:1); Lactic acid, copper(2+) salt (2:1) (8CI); Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, copper(2+) salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Greenish-blue solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in copper-plating and fungicides; [HSDB]

Comments

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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