8.45124 EMD Millipore

Iron(III) chloride

Iron(III) chloride (anhydrous) Msynth®plus. CAS 7705-08-0, EC Number 231-729-4, chemical formula FeCl₃., (anhydrous) Msynth®plus

  • CAS Number 7705-08-0

  • Linear Formula Cl₃Fe

  • Molecular Weight 162.20 g/mol

  •  EC Number 231-729-4



packaging   500 g in Glass bottle (8451240500)
vapor pressure   1 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   920 g/l Hydrolysis
density   2.89 g/cm3 (25 °C)
mp   306 °C (decomposition)
pH   1 (200 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   1000 kg/m3
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 316 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Colour (visual): dark green to black
  Assay (iodometric): ≥ 98.0 %
  As (Arsenic): lot specific result
  Cr (Chromium): lot specific result
  Cu(Copper): lot specific result
  Mn (Manganese): lot specific result
  Mo (Molybdenum): lot specific result
  Ni (Nickel): lot specific result
  Pb (Lead): lot specific result
  V (Vanadium): lot specific result
  Zn (Zinc): lot specific result

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2827 39 20
Hazard Statement(s) 
H290: May be corrosive to metals.
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H317: May cause an allergic skin reaction.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear protective gloves.
P280: Wear eye protection.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
8B Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Inorganic salts: Container I. Neutral solutions of the these salts: Container D. Before placing in Container D, check the pH with pH-Universal indicator strips (Item No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 1773 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 1773 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 1773 , 8, III, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Categories of danger 
harmful, irritant, sensitizing
R Phrase 
R 22-38-41-43
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to skin.Risk of serious damage to eyes.May cause sensitisation by skin contact.
S Phrase 
S 24-26-37/39
Avoid contact with skin.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.
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