Ferric chloride hexahydrate 96%

Ferric chloride hexahydrate 96%

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A product tailor-made to remove suspended materials in water bodies, our ferric chloride can also be used in water and waste water to precipitate phosphate as Fe2(PO4)3


In slightly basic water, FeCl3 reacts with OH- ions to from a floc of FeO(OH) that can remove suspended materials

Ferric Chloride is also used in the following:

  1. To make printed circuit boards
  2. To test pitting and crevice corrosion resistance of stainless steels and other alloys


CAS number


10025-77-1 (hexahydrate)







RTECS number


UN number

1773 (anhydrous)
2582 (aq. soln.)


Molecular formula


Molar mass

162.2 g/mol (anhydrous)
270.3 g/mol (hexahydrate)


green-black by reflected light; purple-red by transmitted light
hexahydrate: yellow solid
aq. solutions: brown


slight HCl


2.898 g/cm3 (anhydrous)
1.82 g/cm3 (hexahydrate)

Melting point

306 °C (583 °F; 579 K) (anhydrous)
37 °C (99 °F; 310 K) (hexahydrate)

Boiling point

315 °C (599 °F; 588 K) (anhydrous, decomposes)
280 °C (536 °F; 553 K) (hexahydrate, decomposes) partial decomposition to FeCl2 + Cl2

Solubility in water

74.4 g/100 mL (0 °C)
92 g/100 mL (hexahydrate, 20 °C)

Solubility inacetone
Diethyl ether

63 g/100 ml (18 °C)
highly soluble
83 g/100 ml
highly soluble


40% solution: 12 cP

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Ferric chloride hexahydrate 96%  COA

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