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CHEBI:30808 - iron trichloride

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ChEBI Name iron trichloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30808
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Formula Cl3Fe
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 162.20310
Monoisotopic Mass 160.841
InChI InChI=1S/3ClH.Fe/h3*1H;/q;;;+3/p-3
InChIKey RBTARNINKXHZNM-UHFFFAOYSA-K
SMILES Cl[Fe](Cl)Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Lewis acid
A molecular entity that is an electron-pair acceptor and therefore able to form a covalent bond with an electron-pair donor (Lewis base), thereby producing a Lewis adduct.
Application(s): astringent
A compound that causes the contraction of body tissues, typically used to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
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Outgoing iron trichloride (CHEBI:30808) has role astringent (CHEBI:74783)
iron trichloride (CHEBI:30808) has role Lewis acid (CHEBI:39143)
iron trichloride (CHEBI:30808) is a iron coordination entity (CHEBI:33892)
Incoming iron trichloride hexahydrate (CHEBI:86254) has part iron trichloride (CHEBI:30808)
IUPAC Names
iron trichloride
iron(III) chloride
iron(3+) chloride
Synonyms Sources
[FeCl3] MolBase
FeCl3 IUPAC
ferric chloride NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
1292 MolBase
Iron(III)_chloride Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1903 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
7705-08-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
7705-08-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
30 juin 2015