Ferrous Chloride

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Characteristics

The appearance of this product is a clear dark green/brown aqueous solution.

Properties and Applications

  • Ferrous chloride is used primarily in phosphate precipitation with applications I heavy metal removal, industrial effluent treatment and as a filter aid and in the reduction of chrome (VI).

  • Chemical handling and dosing requirements are as for ferric chloride.

  • Ferrous chloride also exhibits an optimum pH band. This should be determined in the laboratory.

Specification

Criteria Specification
Specific gravity 1,30 minimum at 20°C
Total Iron 12 – 14% m/m
Ferrous iron 10% m/m minimum
Acidity 1,0% m/m maximum

Remarks

TLV, 8 hour TWA (ACGIH): 1mg/ m³, Iron Salts, Soluble as Fe.

Stability

Stable, but rapidly corrodes most metals.

Packing

  • Bulk