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Iron(III) chloride

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anhydrous, powder, ≥99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Ferric chloride, Iron trichloride, Molysite
Linear Formula:
FeCl3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
162.20
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor density

5.61 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 194 °C)

assay

≥99.99% trace metals basis

form

powder

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: iron

greener alternative product characteristics

Catalysis
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impurities

≤100.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

304 °C (lit.)

application(s)

battery manufacturing

greener alternative category

SMILES string

Cl[Fe](Cl)Cl

InChI

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

InChI key

RBTARNINKXHZNM-UHFFFAOYSA-K

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General description

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Application

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.
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.

Packaging

1, 5 g in ampule

Pictograms

CorrosionExclamation mark

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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