Cupric Acetate, 100g

  • Powder, Lab
  • 98.0% - 102.0%
  • Cu(CH3COO) 2 - H2O
  • 6046-93-1
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  • Only via Standard Ground
    - USA & Canada.
  • UN3077, Class 9, PG III
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  • NC-0301
Price: $17.95
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Cupric acetate (or Copper II acetate) is a greenish-blue, fine powder. Soluble in water, alcohol and ether. It has a slight acetic acid (vinegar) odor.


  • Wood preservation: Cupric acetate is used as a wood preservative to prevent rot and decay. It is also used to treat wood that is in contact with water, such as boat docks and piers.
  • Textile dyeing: Cupric acetate is used as a mordant to help fix dyes to fabric. It is also used to produce a blue-green dye.
  • Electroplating: Cupric acetate is used in electroplating to deposit a thin layer of copper onto other metals. This is used to protect the metal from corrosion and to give it a decorative finish.
  • Patination: Cupric acetate is one of the most common chemicals used to patina a metal surface and create beautiful pieces of art. It can be used to create a variety of colors, including green, blue, and black.

Used in the following patina formulas:

For shipping, Cupric Acetate is in hazardous materials Class 9: Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances. It only ships to destinations within the 48 contiguous US states and Canada using Standard Ground • No air deliveries allowed • Customers in Canada should expect additional duties, taxes, and customs clearance service fees due upon delivery.


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