Ferric Formate

Title: Ferric Formate
CAS Registry Number: 555-76-0
Molecular Formula: C3H3FeO6
Molecular Weight: 190.90
Percent Composition: C 18.87%, H 1.58%, Fe 29.25%, O 50.29%
Line Formula: Fe(HCOO)3
Literature References: Prepn: Weinland, Reihlin, Ber. 46, 3144 (1913); Starke, J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem. 25, 823 (1963). May contain 1 or 2 H2O.
Properties: Red or yellow microcryst powder. Readily hydrolyzed to basic formates. Sol in water; very slightly sol in alcohol. Protect from light.
Use: Preservation of silage.
Ferric Hydroxide Ferric Hypophosphite Ferric Nitrate Ferric Oxide Ferric Phosphate