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Ferrous Gluconate EP/GB Powder

Jost Code: 2397

Synonyms: iron (II) gluconate

Ferrous Gluconate can be used as a dietary ingredient 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 Ingredient
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
05/05/2021
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Appearance of Solution
Clear
Assay
11.8 - 12.5%
Lead
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium
1 ppm maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Barium
Pass
Chloride
0.06% maximum
Ferric Iron
1.0% maximum
Heavy Metals
20 ppm maximum
LOD
5.0 - 10.5%
E579 LOD
10.0% maximum
Oxalates
Pass
pH (10% solution)
4.0 - 5.5
Sucrose and Reducing Sugars
Pass
Sulfate
500 ppm maximum
Particle Size
Mesh Thru 30
100% minimum
Microbial Test Results
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative