Potassium ferrate - CAS 39469-86-8

Potassium ferrate(cas 39469-86-8) is the chemical compound with the formula K2FeO4. This purple salt is paramagnetic, and is a rare example of an iron(VI) compound. In most of its compounds, iron has the oxidation state +2 or +3 (Fe2+ or Fe3+). Reflecting its high oxidation state, FeO42− is a powerful oxidizing agent.It has been employed in waste-water treatment as an oxidant for organic contaminants and as a biocide.

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Catalog Number: M144089

CAS Number: 39469-86-8

PubChem Substance ID:340462727

Molecular Formula: K2FeO4

Molecular Weight:198.04

Purity: 90.0%

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SynonymsIron potassium oxide


Molecular Formula: K2FeO4
Molecular Weight198.04
StorageStore at 0-8°C