Potassium Ferricyanide appears as bright red, lustrous crystals. Soluble in water, slightly in alcohol. Uses include production of pigments, cyanotyping, laboratory reagents and electroplating. The compound itself has low toxicity but decomposes on strong heating to evolve highly toxic fumes.
Read our article on how Potassium Ferricyanide is used in formulas for Photographic Cyanotype Process.
Potassium Ferricyanide readily forms red, monoclinic crystals. Read our article, "Growing Large Crystals with Seed Crystals" for more information.