major uses: preparation of bordeaux and burgundy mixtures for use as fungicides: manufacture of other copper fungicides such as copper-lime dust, tribasic: copper sulphate, copper carbonate and cuprous oxide: manufacture of insecticides such as copper arsenite and paris green: control of fungus diseases (see table b) correction of copper
copper sulfate is found in many products that you may use throughout your life. its primary use is as a component of fertilizers, as a pesticide, but rarely will you find it in your everyday cleaning products. copper sulfate can be toxic if taken in a large enough quantity, but poisoning rarely occurs unless it is consumed through oral ingestion.
uses of copper sulphate. copper sulphate, blue stone, blue vitriol are all common names for pentahydrated cupric sulphate, cuso 4 5h 2 o, which is the best known and the most widely used of the copper salts. indeed it is often the starting material for the production of many of the other copper salts.
2. copper sulfate (bouillie bordelaise) is a chemical additive, considered "traditional" and, as you say, used by both organic and biodynamic winemaking. it can be said that as long as that substance is used, no one can claim to be totally "organic", but the existence of copper sulfate in organic and biodynamic charts is a fact.
copper(ii) sulfate, also known as copper sulphate, are the inorganic compounds with the chemical formula cu so 4 (h 2 o) x, where x can range from 0 to 5. the pentahydrate (x = 5) is the most common form. older names for this compound include blue vitriol, bluestone, vitriol of copper, and roman vitriol.
copper sulfate, also known as 'blue stone' or 'blue vitriol', is a chemical compound that is used in a wide range of industries. the basic chemical formula of blue vitriol is 'cuso 4 ', but the salt exists as a series of different compounds, depending on the degree of hydration. 'chalcocite', the anhydrous form of copper sulfate, occurs as a rare mineral and exists as a pale green or grayish