Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferric Ammonium Citrate USP Brown Powder

Jost Code: 2399

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 a buffer or firming agent for pharmaceuticals. 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
A complex salt of undetermined structure composed of iron, ammonia and citric acid.
CAS Number
1185-57-5
Use
Nutritional Ingredient; Pharmaceuticals
Description
Brown powder very soluble in water and having a mild iron-metallic taste. FAC has an ammoniacal and ferruginous odor. It may deliquesce 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
4/08/2021
Identification
Test A
Pass
Test B
Pass
Test C
Pass
Assay
16.5 - 18.5%
Ferric Citrate
Pass
Lead
10 ppm maximum
Mercury
1 ppm maximum
Oxalate
Pass
Sulfate
0.3% maximum
pH (5%)
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