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Crystal Ferrocene

Executive standard: Q/TY·J08.19-2022
CAS NO. 102-54-5
Crystal particle shape

Product parameters

Executive standard: Q/TY·J08.19-2022
CAS RN: 102-54-5

1. Physical and chemical properties:

1.1 Molecular formula: C10H10Fe

1.2 Molecular Weight: 186.03

1.3 Structure formula:

Structure formula

1.4 Character: Orange needle crystal. Its boiling point is 249℃, and sublimation has happened when reached to 100℃. Stable in the air. Strong ultraviolet radiation absorbent ability and heat stability.

2. Technical indexes:

Item Crystal Ferrocene
Ferrocene content, %(m/m) ≥99
Melting point, ℃ 170~174
Free Fe, ppm ≤ 100
Insoluble in toluene, % 0
Moisture, % ≤0.1
Appearance Orange granular

Remarks: Crystal ferrocene has better solubility than powder ferrocene

3. Application:

1) Ferrocene can be used as energy-saving smoke suppressant and antiknock agent for fuel.

2) It can also be used to make ammonia synthesis catalyst and rubber curing agent.

3) It can replace toxic tetraethylene lead in gasoline as antiknock agent to prepare high-grade unleaded gasoline.

4) Used as radiation absorber, heat stabilizer, light stabilizer and smoke inhibitor.

5) Ferrocene is the raw material to synthesis precursors of drugs, two most prominent derivatives, ferroquine and ferrocifen, have since been studied extensively for the treatment of malaria and cancer, respectively.

4. Safety instructions: Low toxic. LD50(Rat)> 1320mg/kg; Mouse, oral: LD50> 832mg/kg.

5. Packing: Woven bag (lined with plastic bag), net weight: 25 kg/bag.

6. Storage: Sealed preservation. Store at cool and ventilate. Avoid sunlight and heat. The shelf life is 12 months after manufacturer date. It is still available if retest result is qualified after expire date

7. Transportation: Keep upright when transported. Avoid violent collision and exposure. Do not transport with strong oxidizers.

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