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Ferrous Gluconate USP/FCC Powder

Jost Code: 2387

Synonyms: iron (II) gluconate

Ferrous Gluconate can be used as a dietary ingredient 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 Ingredient; Pharmaceuticals
Description
Brown, tan or gray to greenish yellow powder
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
05/28/2021
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Assay
97.0 - 102.0%
Arsenic
3 ppm maximum
Chloride
0.07% maximum
Ferric Iron
2.0% maximum
Lead
2 ppm maximum
LOD
6.5 - 10.0%
Mercury
3 ppm maximum
Oxalic Acid
Pass
Reducing Sugars
Pass
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Residual Solvents
Conforms to USP
Particle Size
Mesh on 40
5% maximum
Mesh on 70
30.0% maximum
Mesh thru 70
65.0% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Iron Content (Typical)
(For Formulation Guidance/Not a Specification)
Anhydrous Basis
12.1 – 12.8%
Dihydrate Basis
10.9 – 11.9%
As - Is
10.9 – 11.9%