Copper sulfate pentahydrate

Copper sulfate pentahydrate

Copper sulfate exists as an inorganic compound in the form of salts of sulfuric acid and copper. It is used as a feed additive for animals.

It comes in the form of blue medium crystals.



It is commonly used as a fungicide. In veterinary medicine it is used as an agent to combat mycoses in equidae, and in agriculture to free wheat grains from fungal contamination. In the food industry, it is used as a feed additive for farm animals.

Copper sulfate, as a feed additive, actively participates in blood formation, and also has a positive effect on weight gain in pigs and wool in sheep. Participates in the construction of the bone skeleton.

Particular indications for supplementing the diet with copper sulfate in animals refer to the winter and early spring.


Technical aspects

Copper sulfate pentahydrate occurs as blue, medium-sized crystals. In nature, however, it occurs as a mineral: chalcantite.


Shelf life

The storage period of methionine is up to 3 years. The product should be stored in a dry place at a temperature below 30 °C.



Foodcom S.A. delivers copper sulfate in 25 kg bags and the so-called Big bags


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