Potassium ferrate - CAS 13718-66-6

Potassium ferrate (CAT: M051822) is an inorganic chemical compound that is used as an oxidizing agent and disinfectant. It is a dark purple or black crystalline solid that is soluble in water. Potassium ferrate is a powerful oxidizing agent, capable of oxidizing a wide range of organic and inorganic compounds. It is used in water treatment to remove contaminants such as organic matter, sulfur compounds, and iron and manganese ions. Potassium ferrate is also used as a disinfectant for water and wastewater treatment, as well as in the production of paper, dyes, and pigments.

Catalog Number: M051822

CAS Number: 13718-66-6

PubChem Substance ID:355196298

Molecular Formula: K2FeO4

Molecular Weight:198.04

Purity: 97.0%

Appearance:Solid powder

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SynonymsPotassium ferrate (K2FeO4); Iron potassium oxide (FeK2O4);Dipotassium tetraoxoferrate(VI)


Molecular Formula: K2FeO4
Molecular Weight198.04
StorageStore at -20°C

Computed Descriptor