Agent Name

Copper oxychloride

CAS Number

1332-40-7

Formula

Cu***

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Agrizan; Areecop; Blitox; Blitox 50; Blue Copper; Blue Copper 50; Bordeaux A; Bordeaux Z; ChemNut 50; Chemocin; Cobox; Cobox Blue; Cobrex; Colloidox; Copen; Copper OC fungicide; Copper chloride oxide, hydrate; Copper chloride, basic; Copper chloroxide; Copper oxychloride [ISO]; Copper(II) chloride hydroxide (8CI); Copper(II) chloride oxide hydrate (9CI); Coppercide; Copperthom; Coppesan; Coppesan Blue; Coprantol; Coprex; Coprosan Blue; Cozib 62; Cupral 45; Cupramer; Cuprargos; Cuprasol; Cupravit; Cupravit Green; Cupravit-Forte; Cupric oxide chloride; Cupricol; Cupritox; Cuprokylt; Cuprokylt L; Cuprosan Blue; Cuprovit; Cuprox; Cuproxol; Demildex; Dicopper chloride trihydroxide; Faligruen; Funguran; Fycol 8; Fycop; Fycop 40A; Fytolan; H 200A; Hokko Cupra Super; KT 35; Kauritil; Kupferoxychlorid [German]; Kupricol; Kuprikol; Maccppper; Microcop; Miedzian; Miedzian 50; Ob 21; Oxicob; Oxivor; Oxychlorue de cuivre [French]; Oxychlorure de cuivre [ISO-French]; Oxyclor; Oxycur; Parrycop; Peprosan; Recop; Tamraghol; Tricop 50; Turbair Copper Fungicide; Viricuivre; Vitigran; Vitigran Blue; [ChemIDplus] Copper (II) oxychloride; [Ullmann]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Green to blue-green solid; Insoluble in water; [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide; [Ullmann] Used on listed vegetables, ornamentals, and fruit trees to kill Anthracnose, Blight, Fire blight, and Peach leaf curl; [MSDSonline]

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

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >30 mg/L/4H

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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