Ferrous Chloride

Airedale Chemical Ferrous Chloride holds the formula FeCl2 and is commonly used as a reducing flocculating agent in wastewater treatment. It is the precursor to Hydrated Iron (III) oxides that are magnetic pigments. Airedale Chemical Ferrous Chloride is employed as a reducing agent in many organic synthesis reactions.

Unlike its relative chemicals ferrous sulphate and ferric chloride, Ferrous chloride as a number of niche applications, the most common being the treatment of water that contains chromate. Ferrous Chloride solution is a pale greenish coloured liquid with a slightly acrid odour and a boiling point of 100°C. As your trusted ferrous chloride supplier Airedale Chemical can provide the chemical in 25L 100L & 1000L IBCs on time and straight to your door.
For more information, download the ferrous chloride msds, alternatively get in touch with an expert in the Airedale team who can provide you with advice on the chemical and how Airedale can help you.

Other Names: Ferrous chloride, Rokühnite

Strength: 22%,

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • 1000L Container
  • Bulk Transfer



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Metal Processing

Ferrous chloride isn’t used in as many industries as ferrous sulphate and ferric chloride but it is used within the metal treatment industry for metal precipitation, etching and PCB etchant.

Water Treatment

Ferrous chloride is used within the treatment of wastewater, within both industrial and sanitary water treatment processes.
As well as in the industrial and sanitary water treatment it is also used to remove sludge from water, which is commonly known as sludge dewatering.

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