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244023 Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III)

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

Synonym: Potassium ferricyanide, Red prussiate



General description

Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III) (Potassium ferricyanide) can be prepared by the anodic oxidation of K4[Fe(CN)6].


Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III) [Potassium ferricyanide] has been used as an oxidant in the preparation of diethidium and di-mito-ethidium. It reacts with cobalt chloride hexahydrate to afford CoHCF (Cobalt hexacyanoferrate) nanoparticles.
It may be employed as an oxidizing agent during the fabrication of glucose conductometric biosensor.


12 kg in fiber drum

5, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas.
WGK Germany 


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