chemical formula: Cu(NO3)2
( powder )
A fairly powerful oxidizer and also often used as a catalyst in a wide variety of formulations. Dissolved in water, it's commonly used for electroplating Copper metal onto other objects. Also used as an activating agent in many phosphorescent formulations. Along with Silver, it is what is used to 'activate' Zinc Sulfide to make it illuminate on exposure to Alpha radiation.
MSDS ( Material Safety Data Sheet )