Agent Name

Copper oxychloride sulfate

CAS Number

8012-69-9

Formula

Cl-Cu2-H3-O3.Cu4-H6-O10-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

COCS; CS-56; Copper chloride hydroxide (Cu2Cl(OH)3), mixt. with copper hydroxide sulfate (Cu4(OH)6(SO)4)); Coxysul; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Comments

Acute copper poisoning after ingestion can cause liver injury, methemoglobinemia, and hemolytic anemia. Acute renal failure may result, secondary to massive hemoglobinuria. [Goldfrank, p. 1259] 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
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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