Agent Name

Vanadyl sulfate dihydrate

CAS Number

16840-96-3

Formula

O5-S-V.2H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Oxo(sulfato(2-)-O,O')vanadium dihydrate; Vanadium, oxo(sulfato(2-)-O,O')-, dihydrate (9CI); Vanadium, oxosulfato-, dihydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Blue solid; Soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a mordant in dyeing textiles and as a colorant in glass and pottery glazes; [Merck Index] Used as a catalyst and reducing agent; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [Hawley] See "Vanadium pentoxide."

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