Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferrous Gluconate USP/FCC Low HM Powder

Jost Code: 2377

Ferrous Gluconate can be used as a dietary supplement and as a nutrient. This product is known to be used for pharmaceutical applications. 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
Fe(C6H11O7)2 · 2H2O
CAS Number
299-29-6
Molecular Weight
482.17
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Supplement; Pharmaceuticals
Description
Brown, tan or gray to greenish yellow powder
Containers
50 kg / 110 lb. fiber drums; 25 kilogram packs EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
03/01/2011
Identification
Test A
Pass Test
Test B
Pass Test
Assay (dry basis)
97.0-102.0%
Arsenic (as As)
1 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.07% maximum
Ferric Iron
2.0% maximum
Lead (Pb)
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium (Cd)
1 ppm maximum
Loss on Drying
6.5-10%
Mercury (Hg)
0.1 ppm maximum
Oxalic Acid
Pass Test
Reducing Sugars
Pass Test
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Residual Solvents
Conforms
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu / gram maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu / gram maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Iron Content
Anhydrous Basis
12.1 – 12.8%
Dihydrate Basis
10.9 – 11.9%
As - Is
10.9 – 11.9%