Applications: A source of ferrocene derivatives; the derived ferrocenium salts find use as mild oxidants. Ferrocene is used as a precursor in the synthesis of ferrocifen derivatives which display antitumor activity and may be used in the development of new anticancer drugs. It is also used in the synthesis of ferrocenyl phosphine derivatives which are used as a reagent in transition metal-catalyzed reactions.
Synonyms: Bis(cyclopentadienyl)iron; Bis(η-cyclopentadienyl)iron; Bis(η5-cyclopentadienyl)iron; Catane TM; Di-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yliron; Di-π-cyclopentadienyl Iron; Dicyclopentadienyliron; Ferrotsen; Iron Bis(cyclopentadienide); Iron Dicyclopentadienyl; bis(η5-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)iron; NSC 2033; NSC 209798; NSC 44012; PLUTOcen G
Storage: Store at room temperature