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Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III)

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

Synonym(s):
Potassium ferricyanide, Red prussiate
Linear Formula:
K3Fe(CN)6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
329.24
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0%

form

powder or crystals

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: iron

impurities

≤0.005% insolubles

pH

6-9 (25 °C, 329 g/L)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.01%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Fe: ≤0.05%

SMILES string

[K+].[K+].[K+].N#C[Fe-3](C#N)(C#N)(C#N)(C#N)C#N

InChI

1S/6CN.Fe.3K/c6*1-2;;;;/q;;;;;;-3;3*+1

InChI key

MIMJFNVDBPUTPB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III) (Potassium ferricyanide) can be prepared by the anodic oxidation of K4[Fe(CN)6].

Application

Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III) [Potassium ferricyanide] has been used as an oxidant in the preparation of diethidium and di-mito-ethidium. It reacts with cobalt chloride hexahydrate to afford CoHCF (Cobalt hexacyanoferrate) nanoparticles.
It may be employed as an oxidizing agent during the fabrication of glucose conductometric biosensor.

Packaging

5, 100, 500 g in poly bottle
12 kg in fiber drum

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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