Copper is an anti fouling agent. It is used in ship bottoms paints. Copper Octoate Hydrolyzes gradually in to Copper Hydroxide & Octoic Acid in the presence of seawater, Copper Hydroxide is an active toxicant.
It is used as a rot proofing agent in textiles, cordage etc. & to prevent dry rot & mildew growth in timber. Its insecticidal properly is taken advantage of to import a long lasting protection against termites, beette & ambrosia & many other insects attacking timber/lumber, Copper may be applied on textile fabrics by dipping, spraying or impregnation. The recommended dosage is 2% to 2.5% as metal.
||Metal Content % (+/- 0.2)
||Non Volatile at 120°C/Hr (+ / - 5)
||Specific Gravity at 30°C (+/ - 0.03)
||Viscosity at 30°C (+ / - 3)
||COPPER NAPTHANATE (CAS 92200-89-7)