Ferric Chloride

Liquid Ferric Chloride may cause eye irritation. Harmful if inhaled. Harmful or may be fatal if swallowed. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Anyone procuring, using or disposing off these products or their containers must be familiar with the appropriate safety and handling precautions.
Shelf Life:    Long life is expected.

Chemical Formula                   :           FeCl3

Molecular Weight                   :           162.21

CAS No.                                 :           7705-08-0

 

Specification

Parameters                                         Average Chemical Analysis

Physical appearance                :           Dark reddish-brown and acidic liquid.

Ferric Chloride                        :           38 – 42 %

Ferrous Chloride                     :           0.8 % max.

Free HCl                                 :           < 2.0 %

Specific gravity at @20°C      :           1.38 – 1.49

Ferric chloride produced is extensively used as agent for municipal and industrial water and wastewater treatment for the removal of turbidity, color, suspended solids and phosphorus. Sludge conditioning, compaction and volume reduction. Oily wastewater clarification and dissolved air flotation. Emulsion breaking. It is also used as an etchant, mordant, catalyst, oxidant, agent for condensation and disinfectant. This product is also used for pigment making.

Supplied in bulk, in Rubber lined or FRP tankers. Also supplied in net 280 kg HDPE plastic drums and 35 kg HDPE plastic Cans.
Keep container closed and dry, in cool place, and protect from physical damage.
Storage tanks and piping for Ferric Chloride solution should be constructed of materials recommended for corrosive products. FRP, PVC, HDPE and/or rubber are the materials of choice for piping and storage tanks.

  • Liquid Ferric Chloride may cause eye irritation.
  • Harmful if inhaled.
  • Harmful or may be fatal if swallowed.
  • Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
  • Anyone procuring, using or disposing off these products or their containers must be familiar with the appropriate safety and handling precautions.
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