Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferrous Lactate Dihydrate FCC/GB Powder

Jost Code: 2398

Synonyms: iron (II) lactate dihydrate

Ferrous Lactate 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[CH3CH(OH)COO]2 · 2H2O
CAS Number
5905-52-2
Molecular Weight
269.99
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
Fine, greenish-white powder with characteristic odor
Containers
50 kg/110 lb fiber drums; 25 kg cartons EU only
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Regulatory
This substance has not been found on the TSCA inventory. This substance is manufactured for use only as a dietary ingredient.
Revision Date
05/05/2021
Identification
Lactate
Pass
Iron
Pass
Water
12.0 - 14.0%
Assay
97.0 - 100.5%
Chloride
0.05% maximum
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Lead
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Solubility
Pass
Ferric Iron
0.2% maximum
Oxalic Acid
Pass
Specific Rotation
+6.0° to +11.0°
pH (2%)
5.0 - 6.0
Particle Size
Mesh Thru 40
100% minimum
Mesh Thru 60
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 (Typical)
Dihydrate Basis (As-Is)
19% - 22%