Iron(Iii) Chloride, Reagent, Grade, 97%, 2.5 kg

Iron(Iii) Chloride, Reagent, Grade, 97%, 2.5 kg

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Iron(Iii) Chloride Reagent Grade, 97% 2.5 Kg

Synonym: Ferric chloride, Iron trichloride, Molysite

  • CAS Number 7705-08-0
  • Linear Formula FeCl
  • Molecular Weight 162.20
  • EC Number 231-729-4
  • MDL number MFCD00011005
  • PubChem Substance ID 329750852
grade reagent grade
vapor density

5.61 (vs air)

vapor pressure 1 mmHg ( 194 °C)
Assay  97% 97%
mp 304 °C (lit.)

General description

Iron(III) chloride is a mild oxidizing agent and participates in various carbon-carbon-bond forming reactions. On crystallization with water, it forms hydrates. It can be prepared by reacting chlorine with the scrap iron at approximately 650°C.


Iron(III) chloride (Ferric Chloride, FeCl3) has been used as a surface modulator for the characterization of wines by fingerprinting technology. It has been used for the quantitative estimation of sulfide in various biological samples.

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.

Safety Information

GHS05GHS07  GHS05, GHS07

Signal word Danger
Hazard statements H290-H302-H315-H318
Precautionary statements P280-P301 + P312 + P330-P305 + P351 + P338 + P310
WGK Germany 1
RTECS LJ9100000


Safety Data Sheet


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