- Cuprous acetate
- Copper monoacetate
- Acetic acid, copper(1+) salt
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 26 37/39
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Hazards and Protection.
Store under inert gas. Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber boots, and heavy rubber gloves.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Oxidizing agents, air.
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Chronic copper poisoning is typified by hepatic cirrhosis, brain damage and demyelination, kidney defects, and copper deposition in the cornea as exemplified by humans with Wilson's disease. It has also been reported that copper poisoning has lead to hemolytic anemia and accelerates arteriosclerosis. Exposure can cause: Gastrointestinal disturbances. Blood effects. To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly investigated.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes.