Ferric Nitrate – Iron Nitrate – Product Overview

Chemifloc is Ireland’s largest distributor of Ferric Nitrate, also known as Iron (III) Nitrate, is a chemical compound represented by the formula Fe(NO3)3. It is a versatile substance with various applications across different industries, as below.


Ferric Nitrate finds application in several areas:

  1. Wastewater and Sludge Treatment: Ferric Nitrate is utilised for the treatment of sulphides in wastewater and sludge, aiding in the removal of harmful contaminants.
  2. Wastewater Treatment: It is employed in wastewater treatment plants for the removal of nitrogen and phosphorus, contributing to the effective purification of water resources.
  3. Analytical Chemistry: Ferric Nitrate is a valuable reagent in analytical chemistry, enabling accurate analyses and identification of substances.
  4. Electronics: The compound is utilised in the electronics industry for specific applications, showcasing its usefulness in electronic device manufacturing.
  5. Tanning and Dyeing: Ferric Nitrate plays a role in the tanning and dyeing processes, contributing to the colouration and preservation of various materials.
  6. Etchant: It serves as an etchant, aiding in the controlled corrosion and removal of unwanted materials during specific manufacturing or surface treatment procedures.
  7. Catalyst Production: Ferric Nitrate is involved in the production of catalysts, facilitating various chemical reactions and processes.
  8. Exhaust Gas Purification: It finds application in the manufacturing of exhaust gas purifying catalysts, assisting in the reduction of harmful emissions.

Safety and Product Details:

When handling Ferric Nitrate, it is crucial to prioritise safety measures and follow recommended guidelines. Always read and understand the safety data sheet (SDS) provided by Chemifloc. Follow proper handling, storage, and disposal practices to ensure a safe working environment.

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For more detailed information about the Chemifloc range of products, please contact us. Our team is available to assist you and provide further guidance regarding product specifications, applications, and dosage recommendations.

Product Profile Sheets and Safety Data Sheets

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Potable polyelectrolytes are chemical flocculants used in the conditioning/ thickening of the sludge line in potable drinking water treatment. They help floc formation and removal.


Polyelectrolytes are chemical flocculants used in the conditioning/ thickening of the sludge line in wastewater treatment.


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