Iron Chloride Hexahydrate Basic Information
Product Name: Iron Chloride Hexahydrate
Iron Chloride Hexahydrate Chemical Properties
Melting point: 37 °C
Boiling point: 280-285 °C
Density: 1,82 g/cm3
Vapor pressure: 1 mm Hg ( 194 °C)
Storage temp.: Store at RT
Form: Purified lumps
Color: Yellow-brown lumps
PH 1.8 (10g/l, H2O, 25℃)
Water Solubility: 920 g/L (20 ºC)
Stability: Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Forms explosive mixtures with sodium and potassium. Hygroscopic.
It is mainly used as water treatment agent, etchant for printing plate, oxidant and mordant for dye industry, catalyst for organic synthesis, and manufacture of other iron salts, etc.
Nutritional supplement (iron fortifier), it can be used in the production of baby milk powder, weaning food, etc.
It can be used as an analytical reagent.
Determination of arsenic, lithium, tin, selenium, vanadium, thiocyanate, iron cyanide and serum total cholesterol.