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Cuprous oxide Properties

Cuprous oxide

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Copper(I) oxide or cuprous oxide is the inorganic compound with the formula Cu2O. It is one of the principal oxides of copper.It is commonly used as a pigment, a fungicide, and an antifouling agent for marine paints.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Red-brown powder
Boiling Point 1800 °C
CAS Number 1317-39-1
Class NA
Density 6 cm3
EINECS Number 215-270-7
IUPAC Name Copper(I) oxide
InChI InChI=1S/2Cu.O
Melting Point 1232 °C
Molar Mass 143.09 g/mol
Molecular Formula Cu2O
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-1,C-NA
RTECS Number GL8050000
Solubility Insoluble
Synonyms Ag Copp 75;C.I. 77402;Chem Copp 50;Cobre Sandoz;Copper Sandoz;Copper oxide;Copperprotoxide;Copper suboxide;Copper(1+) oxide;Copper(I) oxide;Copper(I) oxide(Cu2O);Copperoxy;Cupramar;Cuprous oxide;Dicopper monooxide;Dicoppermonoxide;Dicopper oxide;Fungimar;GG;GG (pigment);Lolo Tint 97;NC 102;NC301;NC 301 (oxide);NC 303;NC 803;NSC 83538;NX 3;Nordox;Perenox;PurpleCopp;R 30;R 30 (oxide);Red Copp 97N Premium;Red copper oxide;Yellowcuprocide uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X