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Alfa Aesar™ Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate, 97%

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10025-77-1
Cl3Fe·6H2O
MFCD00149712
Ferric chloride hexahydrate
10025-77-1
Cl3Fe·6H2O
MFCD00149712
Ferric chloride hexahydrate
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.

Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol, glycerol, methanol, ether and acetone. Insoluble in ethyl acetate.

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.
Linear Formula FeCl3·6H2O
UN Number UN3260
Merck Index 14,4019
Solubility Information Soluble in water,alcohol,glycerol,methanol,ether and acetone. Insoluble in ethyl acetate.
Formula Weight 270.30 (162.21 Anhydrous)
Percent Purity 97%
Density 1.82
Odor Odorless
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Boiling Point 280°C to 285°C
Melting Point 37°C
pH 1.8
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate
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GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

P260-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P314-P330-P333+P313-P362-P501c

H302-H315-H317-H318-H373

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.

EINECSNumber : 231-729-4

RTECSNumber : NO5425000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures