Iron(III) chloride (FeCl3)

Substance: iron(III) chloride.

Also known as: iron trichloride ferric chloride molysite flores martis

Chemspider article about iron(III) chloride

Wikipedia article about iron(III) chloride

Hazard information warning

Corrosive cat. 1
Lower systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May be corrosive to metals
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Causes skin irritation
  • Causes serious eye damage

Precautionary statements

  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses if present and easy to do – continue rinsing.

Experiments with this reagent

Experiments with similar reagents