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Potassium ferricyanide is a chemical compound. This bright red salt is soluble in water and its solution shows some green-yellow fluorescence. It was discovered in 1822 by Leopold Gmelin.
Application of Potassium ferricyanide
Blueprinting and photography
Sensors and indicators
In histology,potassium ferricyanide is used to detect ferrous iron in biological tissue. Potassium ferricyanide reacts with ferrous iron in acidic solution to produce the insoluble blue pigment, commonly referred to as Turnbull's blue or Prussian blue.
Molecular Weight: 329.24 g/mol
Form: deep red crystals, sometimes small pellets, orange to dark red powder
CAS Number: 13746-66-2
Density: 1.89 g/cm³
Synonyms: Prussian Red, Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III), Red prussiate, rotes Blutlaugensalz, Kaliumhexazyanoferrat(III)
Potassium ferricyanide - Prussian Red, Potassium hexacyanoferrate(III)
- Brand: Degussa
- Product Code: Oxide - Potassium ferricyanide - K3[Fe(CN)6]
- SKU: Potassium ferricyanide - K3[Fe(CN)6]
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