Nickel sulphate is a Greenish, crystalline, hygroscopic powder.
Harmful if swallowed, causes irritation to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract.
May cause allergic skin or respiratory reaction. Cancer hazard.
Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Shelf Life:   Long life is expected in airtight bags.




Chemical Identification :

Chemical Formula                  :           NiSO4·6H2O

Molecular Weight                   :           262.85

CAS No.                                    :           10101-97-0


Parameters                                         Average Chemical Analysis

Physical appearance               :        Greenish, hygroscopic crystals.

Nickel hexahydrate                 :        98.5 % min. (22% as Ni)

Water insoluble                       :         0.05 % max.

pH (5% W/V solution)             :         5.0 – 5.5


Nickel Sulphate has major uses as following:

Electroplating (Nickel Coatings). Sanitary Fittings. Organic synthesis, catalyst in painting production. Nickel-cadmium battery.
Raw material of nickel salt for coloring of metals and additives of reduction dye.
Regent Chemicals.

Packing & Storage:

Supplied in packing of 25kg corrugated carton (5 x 5kg in polyethylene pack sealed with double plastic bags.)
Keep container closed and dry, in cool place, and protect from physical damage.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and breathing dust.
Remove the victim to fresh air; if breathing is difficult.
Use safety goggles and rubber gloves.