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Iron(III) chloride

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sublimed grade, ≥99.9% trace metals basis

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Synonym(s):
Ferric chloride, Iron trichloride, Molysite
Linear Formula:
FeCl3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
162.20
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

grade

sublimed grade

Quality Level

vapor density

5.61 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 194 °C)

assay

≥99.9% trace metals basis

form

powder or crystals

reaction suitability

reagent type: catalyst
core: iron

greener alternative product characteristics

Catalysis
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technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

impurities

≤1000.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

304 °C (lit.)

application(s)

battery manufacturing

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SMILES string

Cl[Fe](Cl)Cl

InChI

1S/3ClH.Fe/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3

InChI key

RBTARNINKXHZNM-UHFFFAOYSA-K

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Iron(III) chloride

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Iron(III) chloride

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Iron(III) chloride

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157740

Iron(III) chloride

assay

≥99.9% trace metals basis

assay

≥99.99% trace metals basis

assay

-

assay

97%

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

grade

sublimed grade

grade

anhydrous

grade

-

grade

reagent grade

impurities

≤1000.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

impurities

≤100.0 ppm Trace Metal Analysis

impurities

-

impurities

-

mp

304 °C (lit.)

mp

304 °C (lit.)

mp

306 °C (decomposition)

mp

304 °C (lit.)

General description

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Application

Iron(III) chloride may be employed for the synthesis of polypyrrole via polymerization reaction. It may be employed as catalyst for the intramolecular oxidative coupling for the preparation of phenanthrene ring. It is a cheap, eco-friendly oxidizing reagent useful for the following organic reactions:
  • polymerizations
  • oxidations
  • oxidative couplings
  • reductions
  • C-C bond formation
  • Ferrier rearrangement
  • multicomponent condensations
  • Friedel-Crafts reactions
  • cyclization′s
  • glycosidation
  • Prins-type cyclization
The vapor-phase co-reductions with other metal halides by hydrogen results in finely divided intermetallics with applications as structural materials or compounds with useful thermoelectric, magnetic, and oxidation-resitance properties.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Met. Corr. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class

8B - Non-combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves


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Optimum reaction conditions for the polymerization of pyrrole by iron (III) chloride in aqueous solution.
Armes SP.
Synthetic Metals, 20(3), 365-371 (1987)
Recent uses of iron (III) chloride in organic synthesis.
Diaz DD, et al.
Current Organic Chemistry, 10(4), 457-476 (2006)
Photoredox chemistry of iron (III) chloride and iron (III) perchlorate in aqueous media. A comparative study.
David F and David PG.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 80(6), 579-583 (1976)
Kailiang Wang et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 74(2), 935-938 (2008-12-05)
Easily available and nontoxic FeCl(3) catalyzes intramolecular oxidative coupling for the direct construction of the phenanthrene ring using meta-chloroperbenzoic acid as sole oxidant at room temperature in excellent yields. The mechanistic investigations show that FeCl(3)-catalyzed coupling proceeds through the heterolytic
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