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Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III)

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (RT)

Synonym: Potassium ferricyanide, Red prussiate

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (RT)
form   crystals
impurities   insoluble matter, passes filter test
pH   6-9 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)
solubility   H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, very strong brownish-yellow
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
  hexacyanoferrate(II) ([Fe(CN)6]4-): ≤200 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤50 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤10 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤200 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤10 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤20 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
absorption   no transmittance (UV) in H2O at 1 M
SMILES string   [K+].[K+].[K+].N#C[Fe-3](C#N)(C#N)(C#N)(C#N)C#N
InChI   1S/6CN.Fe.3K/c6*1-2;;;;/q;;;;;;-3;3*+1
InChI key   MIMJFNVDBPUTPB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III) (red prussiate) may be used as an electron acceptor in detection systems such as flow injection chemiluminescence and laser-induced fluorescence.

Other Notes

Electron acceptor, employed in systems involving electron transport, e.g. NADH-cytochrome b5 reductase; assay of complex I

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH032
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
LJ8225000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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