Ammonium Iron(III) Sulfate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Ammonium Iron(III) Sulfate Properties

Ammonium Iron(III) Sulfate

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Ammonium iron(III) sulfate is a double salt in the class of alums. It is a weak oxidizing agent, capable of being reduced to Mohr's salt, ferrous ammonium sulfate. It is used in waste water treatment, tanning, production of dyestuffs, and as an etching agent in the production of electronic components. It has been used in a wide area of applications, including adiabatic refrigeration equipment, biochemical analysis and organic synthesis.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Pale Violet Crystals
CAS Number 10138-04-2
Class NA
Density 1.71 g/cm3
EINECS Number 233-382-4
IUPAC Name Ammonium Iron(III) Sulfate
InChI 1S/Fe.H3N.2H2O4S/c;;2*1-5(2,3)4/h;1H3;2*(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+3;;;/p-3
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point 39-41 °C
Molar Mass 266.0101 g/mol
Molecular Formula FeH4NO8S2
NFPA 704 H-1,F-0,R-0,C-NA
Solubility 1240 g/l
Synonyms Ferric Ammonium Sulfate;Iron Alum;Ferric Alum;Ammonium Iron Bis(sulfate);Ammonium Iron Disulfate;Ferric Ammonium Disulfate;Monoammonium Ferric Disulfate;Sulfuric Acid, Ammoniumiron(3+) Salt;FAS