Ferric Chloride Basic Information
Product Name: Ferric Chloride
Ferric Chloride Chemical Properties
Melting point: 304 °C
Boiling point: 316 °C
Density: 2,804 g/cm3
Vapor density: 5.61
Storage temp.: 2-8°C
Solubility H2O: Soluble
PH 1 (200g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Water Solubility: 920 g/L (20 ºC)
Stability: Stable. Very sensitive to moisture. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents; forms explosive mixtures with sodium, potassium. Hygroscopic.
It is mainly used as a water treatment agent. Also be used as mordants, catalysts, chlorinating agents, and used in the manufacture of other iron salts.
It can be used as an analytical reagent and an electronic device etchant.
It is used as a thin layer color developer.
It is used as a water purifying agent for drinking water and as a treatment for purification of precipitants.
It can be used in printed circuits as an etchant. An etchant for photographic and printing plates.
It can be used as a catalyst for the production of organically synthesized dichloroethane.
It can be used as a chlorinating extractant for silver and copper ore.
It is used in the production of electronic industrial circuit boards and in the production of fluorescent digital tubes.
A coagulant used in the recovery of glycerol from waste liquids used to produce soap.
It is used as a nutritional supplement (iron fortifier).