Iron(III) phosphate dihydrate

Fe 29 %

Ferric phosphate dihydrate
Linear Formula:
FePO4 · 2H2O
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Fe, 29%

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reaction suitability

core: iron
reagent type: catalyst
reaction type: Cross Couplings

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Iron(III) phosphate dihydrate (FePO4 x 2H2O) can be used as a catalyst in the synthesis of:
  • 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones and thiones by reacting with aldehydes, β-ketoesters and urea/thiourea via one pot-three component Biginelli reaction.
  • Methyl methacryalate (MMA) by oxidative dehydrogenation of methyl iso-butarate (MIB).

It can be also used in the synthesis of carbon coated lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) as the cathode material for lithium ion batteries. It is also used as a key ingredient in preparing phosphate glass fibers.


250 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Certificate of Origin

Synthesis and degradation of sodium iron phosphate glasses and their in vitro cell response
Parsons AJ, et al.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 71(2), 283-291 (2004)
Yajing Yin et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 48(15), 2137-2139 (2012-01-17)
Amorphous FePO(4) hollow nanospheres were directly grown on graphene for use as a cathode material in lithium ion batteries. This hybrid exhibits high rate capability and good cycle stability because of efficient Li(+) ion diffusion through the thin wall of...
Magnesium coated phosphate glass fibers for unidirectional reinforcement of polycaprolactone composites.
Liu X, et al.
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials, 103(7), 1424-1432 (2015)
Optimized LiFePO4--polyacene cathode material for lithium-ion batteries.
Xie H_M, et al.
Advanced Materials, 18(19), 2609-2613 (2006)
Iron (III) phosphate dihydrate-catalyzed one-pot synthesis of dihydropyrimidinones and thiones: An improved procedure for the Biginelli reaction
Heravi MM, et al.
Heterocyclic Communications, 12(5), 369-372 (2006)

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