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LC3747 Iron(III)-chloride-Hexahydrate

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30747 Plastic bottle 25 kg inquire


Product information
Grade Ph Eur
Synonyms Ferric chloride hexahydrate
Hill Formula Cl3Fe * 6 H2O
Chemicalformula FeCl3 * 6 H2O
HS Code 2827 39 20
EC number 231-729-4
Molar mass 270.33 g/mol
Storage Store at +15°C to +25°C.
CAS number 10025-77-1


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 920 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 37 °C
Molar mass 270.33 g/mol
Bulk density 600 – 1200 kg/m3
pH value 1.8 (10 g/l, H2O, 25 °C)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P313: Get medical advice/attention.
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS NO5425000
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 14
Inorganic salts: Container I. Neutral solutions of the these salts: Container D. Before placing in Container D, check the pH with pH-Universal indicator strips (Item No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 22-38-41
Harmful if swallowed.Irritating to skin.Risk of serious damage to eyes.
S Phrase S 26-39
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear eye/face protection.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol Harmful


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 316 mg/kg


Assay (iodometric, FeCl3˙6H2O) 99.0 – 102.0 %
Identity passes test
Appearance of solution passes test
Acidic substances passes test
Basic salts passes test
Free chlorine passes test
Sulphate (SO4) ≤ 0.01 %
Heavy metals (as Pb) ≤ 0.005 %
As (Arsenic) ≤ 0.0002 %
Cu (Copper) passes test
Fe II (Iron II)* ≤ 0.005 %
Substances not precipitated by ammonia (as sulphates) ≤ 0.1 %
Residual solvents (Ph. Eur./USP/ICH) excluded by manufacturing process
* The Fe(II)-content increases if the recommended storage conditions (+15 to +25 °C) are not observed.