Copper Octoate

Copper 2-EthylHexanoate

  • As copper octoate acts as a fungicide in wood impregnation, it is usually used ship bottoms paints
  • Copper octoate hydrolyses gradually into Copper Hydroxide and 2-ethylhexanoic acid in the presence of seawater. Copper Hydroxide is an active toxicant
  • Its insecticidal property causes a long lasting protection against termites, beetle, ambrosia and many other insects attacking timber/lumber

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