Ferrous oxalate dihydrate

CAS No. 6047-25-2

Formula: C2H4FeO6
Basic Info

Ferrous oxalate, or iron(II) oxalate, is a chemical compound consisting of one iron(II) ion (Fe2+) and one oxalate ion (C2O42−). It has the chemical formula FeC2O4.
Iron(II) oxalate is more commonly encountered as the dihydrate, FeC2O4·2H2O, CAS # 6047-25-2. Its crystal structure consists of chains of oxalate-bridged iron atoms, capped by water molecules.
When heated, it dehydrates and decomposes into carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, iron oxides and pyrophoric black iron.

Formula
C2H4FeO6
Molecular Weight
179.895
Exact Mass
179.936
LogP
-3.6449
PSA
98.72
Synonyms

Ironprotoxalate

IRON(II) OXALATE 2 H2O

iron(II) oxalate dhydrate

FERROUS OXALATE 2H2O

IRON(II) OXALATE

FERROUSOXALATE,PURIFIED

hydrous ferrous oxalate

Eisen(II)-oxalat-dihydrat

iron oxalate dihydrate

Ferrox

Ethanedioic acid, iron(2+) salt, dihydrate

iron(II) oxalate dihydrate

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
Light Yellow Powder
Density
2.28
Boiling Point
365.1ºC at 760 mmHg
Melting Point
190ºC (dec.)
Flash Point
188.8ºC
Stability
Stable. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Safety Info
Safety Statements
S24/25
WGK Germany
1
Risk Statements
R21/22
RIDADR
UN 3288
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : Predict
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IR Spectrum IR : KBr disc
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Synthesis Route

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