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Ferrous Gluconate EP Powder

Jost Code: 2397

Ferrous Gluconate can be used as a dietary supplement 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
Fe(C6H11O7)2 · 2H2O
CAS Number
299-29-6
Molecular Weight
482.17
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Supplement
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
06/27/17
Identification
Test A
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Test B
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Appearance of Solution
Clear/Not Turbid
Assay as Iron(II) (dry basis)
11.8-12.5%
Lead
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium
1 ppm maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Barium
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Chloride
0.06% maximum
Ferric Iron
1.0% maximum
Heavy Metals
20 ppm maximum
Loss on Drying
5.0-10.5%
Oxalates
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pH (10% solution)
4.0-5.5
Sucrose and Reducing Sugars
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Sulfate
500 ppm maximum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu / gram maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu / gram maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative