ECHEMI | Iron chloride (FeCl3)

erric chloride,FeCl3, is a brown crystalline solid and is soluble in water, alcohol,and glycerol. It is also known as anhydrous ferric chloride, ferric trichloride, Flores martis, and iron chloride. Ferric chloride is used as a coagulant for sewage and industrial wastes, as an oxidizing and chlorinating agent,as a disinfectant, in copper etching, and as amordant. In addition, this compound is employed in the ferric chloride test.