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12484 Iron(II) chloride hydrate, Reagent Grade, 99%

CAS Number
23838-02-0
Synonyms
Iron dichloride
Iron protochloride

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
12484-14 25g 37.20
12484-30 250g 53.50
12484-A1 1kg 132.00
12484-A7 5kg 545.00
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Iron(II) chloride hydrate, Reagent Grade, 99%

MDL
MFCD00149711
EINECS
231-843-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cl2Fe•xH2O
Formula Weight
126.75(anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and acetone. Insoluble in ether.

Applications

It 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 wastewater 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.

Notes

It is sensitive to air and moisture and readily oxidizes to give iron(III) compounds.

Literature References

Baldwin, D. A.; Lever, A. B. P.; Parish, R. V. Complexes of 2,2'-azopyridine with iron(II), cobalt(II), nickel(II), copper(I), and copper(II). Infrared study. Inorg. Chem. 1969, 8 (1), 107-115.

Oliveira-Silva, R.; João Pinto, C.; Rui, V.; Daniel-da-Silva, A. L. Magnetic chelating nanoprobes for enrichment and selective recovery of metalloproteases from human saliva. J. Mater. Chem. B 2015, 3, 238-249.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,4043
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NO5600000

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