Ferric chloride

Official name: Ferric chloride 40 %

Product code – CAS Nr: 7705-08-0

Formula: FeCl3

Markets: Industry

Applications: Water treatment


In a liquid form, it is orange/brown aqueous solution that has a faint hydrochloric acid odour. It is highly corrosive to metals as well as organic tissues.

The main application is water treatment. The product is particularly effective in the purification of drinking water, in the purification of wastewater by "thickening" the sediment (ferric chloride added together with lime before the filter press) and for dephosphatising wastewater.

Tessenderlo Group is a major producer of ferric chloride with production taking place at several sites using diverse streams of raw materials

We offer different qualities of FeCl3 and of FeCl2. We also supply mixtures of FeCl3 and FeCl2.

Deliveries are in bulk, tank trucks or containers.


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