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Sigma-Aldrich

Iron(III) chloride hexahydrate

greener alternative

ACS reagent, 97%

Synonym(s):
Ferric chloride hexahydrate
Linear Formula:
FeCl3 · 6H2O
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
270.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 194 °C)

assay

97%
97.0-102.0% (ACS specification)

form

chunks

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: iron

greener alternative product characteristics

Catalysis
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impurities

≤0.01% P compounds (as PO4)
≤0.01% insolubles
≤0.1% Substances not pptd. by NH4OH (as sulfates)

bp

280-285 °C (lit.)

mp

37 °C (lit.)

anion traces

nitrate (NO3-): ≤0.01%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Cu: ≤0.003%
Fe2+:, passes test (lim. ~0.002%)
Zn: ≤0.003%

greener alternative category

SMILES string

O.O.O.O.O.O.Cl[Fe](Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/3ClH.Fe.6H2O/h3*1H;;6*1H2/q;;;+3;;;;;;/p-3

InChI key

NQXWGWZJXJUMQB-UHFFFAOYSA-K

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General description

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Application

A variety of organically templated iron phosphates, of interest because of their rich crystal chemistry and their ability to absorb large molecules in their micropores, were prepared using this compound.

Packaging

5 g in glass bottle
100, 500, 6×500 g in poly bottle

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

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