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Please be aware that this old REACH registration data factsheet is no longer maintained; it remains frozen as of 19th May 2023.

The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

Diss Factsheets

Physical & Chemical properties

Appearance / physical state / colour

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Administrative data

Link to relevant study record(s)

Description of key information

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:

Additional information

Form of Iron



Iron Furnace / pig iron

liquid 300 tonnes or solid 3-15kg

Silver metallic

Iron Furnace / DRI

lumps and pellets: average particle size 6.35mm to 25mm.

Black grey/metallic

Iron Furnace / HBI

Briquette weight 0.2 to 3.0 kg

Metallic grey

Elemental Iron

Elemental Iron (in alloys) in mixture and articles, in a form of powder or massive

Silver grey

Iron powder


Grey or Black

Carbonyl Iron Powder



 Electrolytic iron Flakes: Average size: 3-7mm thick, 3-15mm width x length Billets: Average size: up to 155mm x 155mm  Grey