Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferrous Gluconate USP/FCC Granular (-14 + 60)

Jost Code: 2388

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 granular
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
05/11/2021
Identification
Test A
FCC Specifications
Pass
USP Specifications
Pass
Identification
Test B
FCC Specifications
Pass
USP Specifications
Pass
Assay (dry basis)
FCC Specifications
97.0 - 102.0%
USP Specifications
97.0 - 102.0%
Arsenic
FCC Specifications
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USP Specifications
3 ppm maximum
Chloride
FCC Specifications
0.07% maximum
USP Specifications
0.07% maximum
Ferric Iron
FCC Specifications
2.0% maximum
USP Specifications
2.0% maximum
Lead
FCC Specifications
2 ppm maximum
USP Specifications
10 ppm maximum
LOD
FCC Specifications
6.5 - 10%
USP Specifications
6.5 - 10%
Mercury
FCC Specifications
3 ppm maximum
USP Specifications
3 ppm maximum
Oxalic Acid
FCC Specifications
Pass
USP Specifications
Pass
Reducing Sugars
FCC Specifications
Pass
USP Specifications
Pass
Sulfate
FCC Specifications
0.1% maximum
USP Specifications
0.1% maximum
Residual Solvents
FCC Specifications
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USP Specifications
Conforms
Particle Size
Mesh Thru 60
25% maximum
Mesh Thru 14
95% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative
Iron Content
Anhydrous Basis
FCC Specifications
12.1 – 12.8%
USP Specifications
12.1 – 12.8%
Iron Content
Dihydrate Basis
FCC Specifications
10.9 – 11.9%
USP Specifications
10.9 – 11.9%
Iron Content
As - Is
FCC Specifications
10.9 – 11.9%
USP Specifications
10.9 – 11.9%