Ferric Sulfate

Ferric sulfate is also called iron(III) sulfate or ferric salts. It is often used to agglomerate and control several forms of industrial waste. It has many different applications and typically appears as either a grayish-white powder or a yellow crystalline solid.


Molar Weight399.858 g/mol
Melting Point480°C (896 °F; anhydrous)
Density3.097 g/cm3 (anhydrous)
FormsCrystals, Grey, White

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Metal working
  • Metal finishing


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Chemical Processing

Synonyms: Iron(III) sulfate, Ferric persulfate

Chemical Formula: Fe2(SO4)3

CAS Number: 10028-22-5