Copper Oleate
Time: 2012-10-02 16:33:24
Copper Oleate
Copper (Z)-9-octadecenoate;
9-Octadecenoic acid (9Z)-, copper salt;
9-Octadecenoic acid, copper salt, (Z)-;
Copper dioleate;
Anionic Surfactant
>> Carboxylate
>> Chain Carboxylate
>> Alkenyl Carboxylate
>> Linear Alkenyl Carboxylate
Chemical Numbering System
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C36H66CuO4; C36H68O4.Cu
Molecular Weight: 626.45
Appearance    (1), blue or blue-green solid; (2), liquid.
Solubility    insoluble in water. soluble in toluene.
Stability    stable. Easily oxidized.
Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.
GHS (Rev.7) label:  
Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability    biodegradable.
Characteristics    excellent emulsifying, dispersing, anti-fouling, preservative, antibacterial, antimicrobial abilities.
Sodium oleate reacts with cupric sulfate solution, then obtain.
Quality Standards & Test Methods
1. Physical and chemical indexes
Physical and chemical indexes
Actives, %, ≥
Cu, %
Test Methods
(1), Actives
GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods
GB/T 5173 Surface active agents and detergents-Determination of anionic-active matter by direct two-phase titration procedure
ISO 2271 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Determination of anionic-active matter by manual or mechanical direct two-phase titration procedure
(2), Cu
2. Hazardous substances indexes
Hazardous substances indexes
Heavy metals (as Pb, except Cu), mg/Kg, ≤
As, mg/Kg, ≤
Test Methods
(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals
(2), As
Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)
GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic
3. Further explanation
(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.
Major Uses
1. Typical applications
Use as antimicrobial agent.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as antifouling agent.
2. Coatings
Antifouling agent, fungicide in ship antifouling paint, submarine cable antifouling paint.
Update: 20131102(1); 20180116(2);