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Iron(II) acetate

95%

Synonym(s):
Ferrous acetate, Iron(2+) acetate, Iron diacetate
Linear Formula:
Fe(CO2CH3)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
173.93
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

95%

form

solid

reaction suitability

core: iron

mp

190-200 °C (dec.) (lit.)

SMILES string

CC(=O)O[Fe]OC(C)=O

InChI

1S/2C2H4O2.Fe/c2*1-2(3)4;/h2*1H3,(H,3,4);/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

LNOZJRCUHSPCDZ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Iron (II) acetate is a white or light brown solid ionic compound of iron. It is highly soluble in water and it forms a light green tetrahydrate. It is more nontoxic than iron pentacarbonyl and reactivity is better.

Application

Iron (II) acetate maybe used as a:
  • catalyst in organic oxidation reactions,
  • mordant,
  • precursor for preparation of other iron compounds,
  • catalyst for synthesis of carbon nanotubes.

Packaging

10, 50 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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