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In this section you can find in-depth articles, product updates, news and communications on the Manica’s world, as well as reports and research on copper and its applications in agriculture, industry and Animal Feed Industry.


Discover how copper sulfate pentahydrate disrupts bacterial activity

Manica SpA was selected for the presentation of the results of the paper “Determination of the antibacterial activity of Sanicus 1 and Sanicus 2 disinfectants” at the European Detergent Conference  which was held during SEPAWA (insert link to the SEPAWA website). The study developed in collaboration with CIBIO (insert link... View Article


The revision of the CLP Regulation changes the applicability of the criteria for classifying copper salts as Candidates for Substitution

The European Copper Task Force has published a position paper on the procedure for removing copper from the list of candidate substances for substitution. Below is the full text. “ Copper CfS status and the new CLP revision Background The EUCuTF is the sole notifier and data owner of the... View Article


Research on copper as an antibacterial presented at the European Detergent Conference.

In Manica the innovation process is always based on a scientific approach. In fact, for the development of new products and formulations and to verify their effectiveness, we make use of collaborations with highly reputable external research institutes dedicated to the specific topic. For Manica, in fact, it is essential... View Article


Why using high purity grade copper sulphate?

Manica has always focused on special products with very high purity. Being close to our customers, whom we have always looked at as partners, helped us understand what their production problems were and ask how to solve them. To obtain products of this level, we have learned to carefully select... View Article


Manica copper salt: biocide proved against viruses, bacteria and algae

Manica SpA has registered its Copper Sulphate Pentahydrate as an active substance for the manufacture of type 2 (PT2) products in accordance with Annex V of the BPR – EU Regulation 528/2012. Copper is a noble metal like gold or silver and possesses properties very similar to its more precious... View Article


Manica opens its fourth office in Europe

Manica Spa is honored to announce that we have opened our fourth office in Europe: Manica Polska based in Piotrków Trybunalski, 150 km south of Warsaw. Along with our Polish partner Life Bio Farma, Manica Polska will be a sales office with the goal of developing the Polish and some... View Article


Copper sulfate: scientific studies prove the durability of virucidal activity

Disinfectant cleaners based on Copper Sulfate take advantage of the active power of copper ions and perform virucidal activity by blocking the reproduction of viruses. Application of the producto by means of a cloth on which it has been sprayed and subsequent distribution on the surface, with the purpose of... View Article


Copper sulphate for animal feed applications: purity is a must

Among the trace elements necessary for life and proper nutrition of farm animals – especially chickens, pigs and cattle – is copper. Authorities dictate the correct doses to meet nutritional requirements. It is therefore necessary that the trace elements added to feed are as pure as possible to ensure that... View Article


Copper sulphate: galvano industry application

Copper sulphate is used in the electroplating process othe of the Galvano industry. The term galvanic refers to a series of techniques, used in industry, which involve the realization of coatings on metals with a thin layer more valuable. The galvanic treatments are therefore a series of operations conducted with... View Article


Copper Sulphate in Gel specifically for reference electrodes: why use a Gel formulation.

The use of copper sulphate in electrodes is widespread throughout the world. It is employed to measure the corrosion potential of natural gas pipelines. In fact, saturated copper sulfate solutions provide a constant and reliable reference potential in monitoring the condition of underground pipelines that need to be preserved from... View Article


Effectiveness of Copper-based sanitizers: how and where to apply it?

Copper sulfate is a powerful sanitizer: copper ions Cu(II), together with surfactants, generate actions towards biogenic substances, through the deactivation of nutrients that allow microbiological life. Manica has developed a specific product that blocks the proliferation of microbes, based on copper sulfate pentahydrate with sanitizing action on surfaces: FLOMAN. The... View Article


Manica Portugal is born: our copper sulphate arrives in Lisbon

2021 is a year of further expansion for Manica Spa. The Italian company, leader in the production and marketing of copper sulphate, to be closer to its customers in the Iberian peninsula, opens a new branch in Lisbon, Manica Portugal. Specialized in the marketing of pesticides, fungicides, fertilizers, biostimulants and... View Article