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CAS No 10421-48-4 , iron(3+)

  • Name: iron(3+)
  • Synonyms: HSDB 451;Iron nitrate; iron(3+) salt; anhydrous; Iron (III) nitrate;iron(3+); Iron nitrate (Fe(NO3)3); Iron(III) nitrate; Nitric acid;trinitrate;
  • CAS Registry Number:
  • Transport: UN 3264 8/PG 3
  • Boiling Point: 83 ºC at 760 mmHg
  • Density: 1.684
  • Safety Statements: Mutation data reported. A reactive oxidizer. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic vapors of NOx.
  • Hazard Symbols: Xi
  • EINECS: 233-899-5
  • Molecular Weight: 241.8597
  • InChI: InChI=1S/Fe.3NO3/c;3*2-1(3)4/q+3;3*-1
  • Risk Statements: 36/38-34-20
  • Molecular Formula: FeN3O9
  • Molecular Structure:CAS No:10421-48-4 iron(3+)
References of iron(3+)
Title: Ferric Nitrate
CAS Registry Number: 10421-48-4
Molecular Formula: FeN3O9
Molecular Weight: 241.86
Percent Composition: Fe 23.09%, N 17.37%, O 59.54%
Line Formula: Fe(NO3)3
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Iron (8th ed.) 59, part B, 161-172 (1932). Toxicity study: H. F. Smyth et al., Am. Ind. Hyg. Assoc. J. 30, 470 (1969).
Derivative Type: Nonahydrate
Properties: Pale-violet to grayish-white, somewhat deliquesc crystals. mp 47°. Dec below 100°. d21 1.68. Freely sol in water, alcohol, acetone; slightly sol in cold concd HNO3. LD50 orally in rats: 3.25 g/kg (Smyth).
Melting point: mp 47°
Density: d21 1.68
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 3.25 g/kg (Smyth)
CAUTION: Potential symptoms of overexposure are irritation of eyes, skin, mucous membranes; abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting; liver damage. See NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (DHHS/NIOSH 97-140, 1997) p 174.
Use: As mordant in dyeing, weighting silks, tanning; as reagent in analytical chemistry; as corrosion inhibitor.