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Ferrous Citrate Dibasic Purified Powder

Jost Code: 2375

Synonyms: iron (II) citrate

Ferric Citrate can be used as a dietary ingredient and as a nutrient. Iron has a vital function in combining with protein and copper to make hemoglobin. Iron also prevents fatigue and promotes good skin tone. Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
FeC6H6O7
CAS Number
2338-05-8
Molecular Weight
245.95
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
Creamy off-white, tan, light green, light gray or gray-green powder
Containers
55 lb/25 kg carton
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
07/14/2021
Identification
Citrate
Pass
Iron
Pass
Assay
20.0 - 22.0%
pH (1%)
3.0 - 4.0
Water
2% maximum
Solubility @ 20° C
0.5 g/l
Solubility @ 6° C
0.5 g/l
Particle size
Mesh Thru 80
95% minimum
Mesh Thru 40
100% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative