Ferrous Chloride finds application in research & pathological laboratories, wastewater treatment industries, and as a precursor to hydrated iron oxides. It is known to have chemical formula FeCl2 and molecular weight of 126.751 g/mol. This compound is known to have paramagnetic property with high melting point. It appears as tan solid in anhydrous form with density 3.16 g/cm3 and boiling point of 1023 degrees Celsius. Ferrous Chloride is also utilized as a reagent in organic synthesis of various compounds and shows solubility in water & THF. It can be prepared by addition of iron powder in hydrochloric acid & methanol solution.
Ferrous Chloride Anhydrous Fecl2