Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate

CAS 1282-37-7

Product Product Code Order or Specifications
(2N) 99% Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate FE-OM-02 Contact American Elements
(3N) 99.9% Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate FE-OM-03 Contact American Elements
(4N) 99.99% Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate FE-OM-04 Contact American Elements
(5N) 99.999% Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate FE-OM-05 Contact American Elements

Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name SMILES
C10H10BF4Fe 1282-37-7 162243006 71311365 MFCD00192174 N/A cyclopenta-1,3-diene; iron(3+); tetrafluoroborate [B-](F)(F)(F)F.[CH-]

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density

Exact Mass

Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
C10H10BF4Fe 272.84 Black powder or crystals 178 °C N/A N/A 273.016106 273.016106 0 Safety Data Sheet

Ferrocenium Tetrafluoroborate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Iron (Fe) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolIron (atomic symbol: Fe, atomic number: 26) is a Block D, Group 8, Period 4 element with an atomic weight of 55.845. The number of electrons in each of Iron's shells is 2, 8, 14, 2 and its electron configuration is [Ar] 3d6 4s2.Iron Bohr Model The iron atom has a radius of 126 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 194 pm. Iron was discovered by humans before 5000 BC. In its elemental form, iron has a lustrous grayish metallic appearance. Elemental Iron Iron is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust and the most common element by mass forming the earth as a whole. Iron is rarely found as a free element, since it tends to oxidize easily; it is usually found in minerals such as magnetite , hematite, goethite, limonite, or siderite. Though pure iron is typically soft, the addition of carbon creates the alloy known as steel, which is significantly stronger. For more information on iron, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of iron products, visit the Iron Information Center.

Material Safety Data Sheet MSDS
Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H314
Hazard Codes C
Risk Codes 34
Safety Precautions 26-36/37/39-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 3261 8/PG 2
WGK Germany 3
Globally Harmonized System of
Classification and Labelling (GHS)
Corrosion-Corrosive to metals        

Ferric cyclopentane tetrafluoroborate, Dicyclopentadienyliron tetrafluoroborate, Bis(cyclopentadienyl)iron tetrafluoroborate, Dicyclopentadienyliron fluoborate,

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Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.

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