Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferric Ammonium Citrate FCC Brown Powder

Jost Code: 2391

Synonyms: Ammonium ferric citrate, Ammonium iron(III) citrate, Ferric ammonium citrate

Ferric Ammonium Citrate can be used as a nutritional ingredient. This product is known to be used as specialized plant 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 Description
A complex salt of undetermined structure, composed of iron, ammonia and citric acid
CAS Number
1185-57-5
Use
Nutritional Ingredient; Specialized Plant Nutrient
Description
Ferric ammonium citrate, brown, occurs as thin, transparent brown, red-brown or garnet red scales or granules, or as a brown-yellow powder. It is very soluble in water, but is insoluble in alcohol. The pH of a 1:20 aqueous solution is about 5.0 to 8.0. It is deliquescent in air and is affected by light.
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only. Store in light resistant containers.
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
05/11/2021
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Test C
Pass
Assay
16.5 - 18.5%
Ferric Citrate
Pass
Lead
2 ppm maximum
Mercury
1 ppm maximum
Oxalate
Pass
Sulfate
0.3% maximum
pH
5.0 - 8.0
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative