Meaning of iron sulphate in English:

iron sulphate


(US iron sulfate)
  • 1Iron(ii) sulphate (ferrous sulphate), FeSO₄, a green crystalline solid used in dyeing, nutritional supplements, water purification, etc.

  • 2Iron(iii) sulphate (ferric sulphate), Fe₂ (SO₄)₃, a yellow crystalline solid used as a mordant in dyeing.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Mechanics' Magazine.