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22.9.2019

Data bank of environmental properties of chemicals


Chemical
Copper(II) chloride
CAS-number :
7447-39-4
 
Synonyms :
Copper chloride (CuCl2)
Kupari(II)kloridi
 
Sumformula of the chemical :
Cl2Cu
EINECS-number :
2312102
 
Molecular weight :
134.44
 
Water solubility, mg/l :
1000000  CuCl2 x 2 H2O, 25 °C
 
LD50 values to mammals in oral exposure, mg/kg :
140  orl-rat, Lewis & Sweet 1984
190  orl-mus
31  orl-gpg
 
LDLo values to mammals in non-oral exposure , mg/kg :
100  scu-gpg, Lewis & Sweet 1984
 
EC50 values to crustaceans, mg/l :
0.0161  21d, Daphnia magna
  Van Leeuwen et al. 1988
 
LC50 values to fishes, mg/l :
0.06  96hr, Oncorhynchus kisutch
  Lorz & McPerson 1977
  --
0.069  21d, Daphnia magna
  Van Leeuwen et al. 1988
 
Effects on physiology of water organisms :
Daphnia magna, 21 d, 0.0126 - 0.0368 mg/l, growth effect (Van
Leeuwen et al. 1988).

Lepomis macrochirus, 7 d, 0.770 mg/l, physiological effect
(Heath 1987).

References
2307Heath, A.G. 1987. Effects of waterborne copper or zinc on the osmoregulatory response of bluegill to a hypertonic NaCl challenge. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 88C: 307.
1589Lewis, R.J. & Sweet, D.V. 1984. Registry of toxic effects of chemical substances. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. No. 83-107-4.
856Lorz, H.W. & McPherson, B.P. 1977. Effects of copper and zinc on smoltification of coho salmon. EPA-600/3-77-032, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 69 s.
2102Pickering, Q., Carle, D.O., Pilli, A., Willingham, T. & Lazorchak, J.M. 1989. Effects of pollution on freshwater organisms. Journal WPCF 61 (6): 998 - 1042.
2493Van Leeuwen, C.J. et al. 1988. Intermittent flow system for population toxicity studies demonstrated with Daphnia and copper. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 40: 496.

 
 
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