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Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate BP

The hexahydrate is a orange-brown solid usually given as the simplified formula FeCl3 · 6H2O.


It is used to detect the presence of phenol compounds in organic synthesis. e.g., examining purity of synthesized Aspirin. Used in clinical reagents.


Chemical Name: Ferric Chloride Hexahydrate
Mol. Formula: FeCl3.6H2O
Mol. Weight: 270.3 g/mol
CAS No.: 10025-77-1


General Specifications

Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a crystalline mass or orange-yellow or brownish-yellow crystals, or yellow chunks, very hygroscopic

Test (A)

Test (B)


(a)It gives the reaction of Chlorides

(b)It gives the reaction of Iron

Solubility Very soluble in water and in ethanol, freely soluble in glycerol.
Appearance of solution The solution is clear and colorless
Acidity Specified Test.
Free Chlorine Specified Test.
Sulfates Not more than 100 ppm
Ferrous ions Not more than 50 ppm
Heavy metals Not more than 50 ppm
Assay Not less than 98.0% and not more than 102.0%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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