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Iron(III) chloride

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anhydrous, powder, ≥99.99% trace metals basis

Iron trichloride, Ferric chloride, Molysite
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vapor density

5.61 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 194 °C)


≥99.99% trace metals basis



reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: iron

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≤ 100.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis


304 °C (lit.)


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The vapor-phase co-reductions with other metal halides by hydrogen results in finely divided intermetallics with applications as structural materials or compounds with useful thermoelectric, magnetic, and oxidation-resitance properties.
Iron(III) chloride (Ferric Chloride, FeCl3) has been used in the synthesis of Au/Fe nanoparticles. It has been used as oxidative etching agent during the preparation of platinum nanostructures.


1, 5 g in ampule


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Hazard Classifications

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

Storage Class Code

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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