Description of Cu2O Cuprous Oxide Powder
Cuprous oxide is monovalent copper oxide, a bright red powdery solid, almost insoluble in water. And it can be disproportionated into cupric and elemental copper in an acidic solution, and gradually oxidize into black copper oxide in the humid air.
Features of Cu2O Cuprous Oxide Powder
Insoluble in water
Applications of Cu2O Cuprous Oxide Powder
1. Cuprous oxide is used as an antifouling paint on the bottom of the ship to kill lower marine animals.
2. Used as a bactericide, a colorant for ceramics and enamels, a red stain for glass.
3. Also used in the manufacture of various copper salts and analytical reagents.
4. It is also used as a bactericide for crops and a catalyst for organic synthesis.
Storage of Cu2O Cuprous Oxide Powder
It should be stored in a low-temperature, ventilated and dry warehouse and separated from raw food ingredients.