Ferric Chloride

CAS #7705-08-0

FeCl3

About

Ferric chloride is an inorganic compound of Iron.Ferric chloride is prepared by treating Iron with chlorine.Iron Trichloride is an orange to brown-black crystalline solid.

Synonyms

Ferric Chloride; Molyiste; Flores Martis; Iron Trichloride

Property

Specifications

Structure

IUPAC Name

Trichloro iron

Appearance

Orange to brown-black Crystalline solid

Molar Mass

162.2 g/mol

Density

2.9 g/cm³

Melting Point

306 °C

Boiling Point

315 °C

Solubility in Water

64.4 g/100 mL (10 °C), 68.5 g/100 mL (20 °C), 105.7 g/100 mL (100 °C)

Vapour Pressure

1 mmHg at 381°F

Flash Point

NA

Viscosity

-

Odour

1,44 ± 0,02 at 25 ° C

APHA Value

NA

Hazard Identification

UN 2582, UN Class :8

Uses & Applications

Ferric chloride application segment involves wastewater treatment industry, metal surface treatment, potable water treatment, electronic etchants, printed circuit boards (PCBs), pigment manufacturing, asphalt blowing etc.

Market Driving Factors

Ferric Chloride is used in the manufacturing of Printed circuit boards. It becomes the key driving factor to boost the demand of ferric chloride as various electronic inventions are in rapid progression.Ferric chloride market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period up to 2028.

Grades Available

Ferric Chloride Anhydrous Ferric chloride Liquid

Origin

Elechmy offers Indian origin Ferric chloride to customers.

Packaging

Elchemy international offers this product in 25Kg bags/50 kg drum.However, you may enquire for custom packaging requirements.

Stability/Shelf Life

Ferric Chloride is recommended to store in HDPE Chemical vertical tanks for safety and durability.

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