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Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate, 99+%, extra pure, Thermo Scientific™

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Fibre drum
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Plastic drum
Ferric chloride hexahydrate
Ferric chloride hexahydrate

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Acros Organics product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Acros Organics product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Lewis acid
Assay Percent Range 99% min. (Iodometry)
Linear Formula FeCl3·6H2O
Fieser 01,390; 02,199; 03,145; 04,236; 05,307; 06,259; 07,153; 08,228; 09,222; 15,158
Merck Index 15,4046
Solubility Information Solubility in water: 920g/L (20°C). Other solubilities: readily soluble in alcohol,acetone and ether
Formula Weight 270.29
Physical Form Lumps
Percent Purity 99+%
Grade Extra Pure
Ferrous Iron (Fe II) 500ppm max.
Insoluble Matter 0.05% max. (10 g in 50 ml H2O:HCl (49:1))
Packaging Plastic bottle
Solubility Solubility in water: 920g/L (20°C). Other solubilities: readily soluble in alcohol, acetone and ether
Sulfate 1500ppm max
Boiling Point 280.0°C to 285.0°C
Color Brown to Yellow
Melting Point 37.0°C
Quantity 1kg
Chemical Name or Material Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate
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GHS H Statement
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes skin irritation.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Causes serious eye damage.

GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with wa

GHS Signal Word: Danger

RUO – Research Use Only