I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Iron(II) chloride tetrahydrate is used as a reducing agent in metallurgy, in pharmaceutical preparations, as a mordant in dyeing and in sewage treatment. Ferrous chloride has a kind of niche application. During the laboratory synthesis of iron complexes, ferrous chloride acts as a reducing flocculating agent in waste water treatment, particularly for wastes containing chromate. It is the precursor to hydrated iron(III) oxides that are magnetic pigments. Ferrous chloride is employed as a reducing agent in many organic synthesis reactions.
Rümenapp, C.; Wagner, F. E.; Gleich, B. Monitoring of the aging of magnetic nanoparticles using Mössbauer spectroscopy. J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 2015, 380, 241-245.
Ghaemi, N.; Madaeni, S. S.; Daraei, P.; Rajabi, H.; Zinadini, S.; Alizadeh, A.; Ghouzivand, S. Polyethersulfone membrane enhanced with iron oxide nanoparticles for copper removal from water: Application of new functionalized Fe 3 O 4 nanoparticles. Chem. Eng. J 2015, 263, 101-112.
Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H314-H318
Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or if you feel unwell: