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10025-77-1 - Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate, 97% - Ferric chloride hexahydrate - A16231 - Alfa Aesar

A16231 Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate, 97%

CAS Number
10025-77-1
Synonyms
Ferric chloride hexahydrate

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 34.30
2500g 91.05
10000g 290.46
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Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00149712
EINECS
231-729-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
Cl3Fe•6H2O
Formula Weight
270.30 (162.21anhy)
Melting point
37°
Boiling Point
280-285°
Density
1.820
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, glycerol, methanol, ether and acetone. Insoluble in ethyl acetate.

Applications

Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate is used to prepare organically templated iron phosphates. It is used for sewerage treatment of industrial wastes, chloride hydrometallurgy (Silgarin process for the production of silicon), drinking water production, production of precursors for polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and copper-based metals in printed circuit boards. It plays an important role in photoengraving and photography as an etching agent. It is useful as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles. It is useful in the detection of phenols and phenolic derivatives; gamma-hydroxybutyric acids and also in the Trinder spot test for detecting salicylic acids.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, sodium and sodium oxides and potassium.

Literature References

Wang, L.; Li, J.; Lv, Y.; Zhao, G.; Gao, S. Selective aerobic oxidation of alcohols catalyzed by iron chloride hexahydrate/TEMPO in the presence of silica gel. Appl. Organomet. Chem. 2012, 26 (1), 37-43.

Desogus, P.; Manca, P. P.; Orru, G.; Zucca, A. Stabilization-solidification treatment of mine tailings using Portland cement, potassium dihydrogen phosphate and ferric chloride hexahydrate. Miner. Eng. 2013, 45, 47-54.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318-H302

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P309-P310

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: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Merck
14,4019
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NO5425000

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