Costel JV

General Information
Last Name: 
Costel
First Name: 
Jean
Victor
Gender: 
Male
Approximate DOB: 
1765
Date Last Recorded: 
1831
Place of Birth: 
Paris
Countries Active In: 
France
Towns and Regions Active In: 
Paris
Education
Education/Training: 
studied with his father
Qualifications: 
1796 Maitre apothicaire
Activities and Career
Active in Chemistry: 
Yes
Chemical Activities: 
chemical manufacturer
Notes: 
In addition to the chemical company Marc, Costel et Cie, he created a sugar refinery in Paris in association with Caignart-Durotoy, proprietor of the chateau de Mailly, near Laon.
As an extension of his use of litharge to decompose salt to make artificial soda he set up a fabrique de jaune mineral for painters.
1805: listed as a fabrican d'eau forte, 13 rue de l'Oursine.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
1805
Detailed Reference: 
3 (1803), pp. 234-235
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
p. 308.