IRON(III) ETHOXIDE SOLUBLE

Chemical Information

Chemical Formula: FexOy(OC2H5)z(C2H5OH

Description: Brown-red mobile liquid, moisture sensitive

Trace Elements:

Al < 30 ppm
Ca < 20 ppm
Cu < 20 ppm
K < 20 ppm
Na < 0.2%
Ni < 100 ppm
Sn < 10 ppm
V < 20 ppm
Zn < 10 ppm

Assay (Reductimetric): 100.0 – 102.0 % expressed as ?Fe(OC2H5)3?

Insolubles In Hexane: < 500 ppm

Trace Elements (Wet Test): Cl < 0.2 %

Further Information: Flash point : 13u00b0C The product is not Fe(OC2H5)3 which is an insoluble polymer. It is a eutectic mixture of three cluster structures Fe5O2(OC2H5)11(C2H5OH)3/2 Fe9O3(OC2H5)21(C2H5OH) Fe10O4(OC2H5)22(C2H5OH)3 For a technical summary refer to Turova et al The Chemistry of Metal Alkoxides 2002, 486 and references therein especially Rogova et al, Sov J Coord Chem 1985 11 366 and Veith et al, Eur J Inorg Chem 2001 367

Additional Information

CAS No.: 326806-28-4

B.P.: 78°C

M.P.: Below 0°C

Solubility in water: Reacts exothermally

Solubility in organics: Soluble in hydrocarbons, reacts ketones & esters

Applications

Catalysis & Synthesis
Healthcare & Biochemical