Copper(II) chloride (CuCl2)

Substance: copper(II) chloride.

Also known as: Cupric chloride

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Wikipedia article about copper(II) chloride

Hazard information danger

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye damage
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Experiments with this reagent