Iron 26 Fe 55.845

Ferrous Gluconate Infant Pure, FCC/GB, E579 Powder

Jost Code: 9377

Synonyms: iron (II) gluconate

Ferrous Gluconate Infant Pure, FCC/GB, E579 Powder can be used as a dietary ingredient and as a nutrient. This product is known to be used for pharmaceutical applications. Iron has a vital function in combining with protein and copper to make hemoglobin. Iron also prevents fatigue and promotes good skin tone.

Our new low chlorate Infant Pure product line is ideal for the fortification of infant and follow-on formulas.
•  Ultra low levels of chlorate / perchlorate
•  Low Levels of Heavy Metals
•  Multicompendial: FCC / E number / GB
•  Low Aluminum

Product specifications, SDSs and certifications are available under Additional Information.

Chemical Formula
Fe(C₆H₁₁O₇)₂ · 2H₂O
CAS Number
299-29-6
Molecular Weight
482.2
Use
Nutrient; Dietary Ingredient
Description
Brown, tan, or gray to greenish powder
Mineral Content (For formulation guidance/Not a specification)
Fe (as-is): 10.9% – 11.9%
Containers
110 lb/50 kg fiber drum; 55 lb/25 kg carton
Storage
Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers.
Revision Date
12/14/2021
ID Test Ferrous
Pass
ID Test Gluconate
Pass
LOD
6.5% – 10.0%
Assay
97.0% – 102.0%
Ferric Iron
2.0% maximum
pH (10%)
4.0 – 5.5
Chloride
0.07% maximum
Sulfate
0.1% maximum
Oxalic Acid
Pass
Reducing Sugars
Pass
Chlorates
250 ppb maximum
Perchlorates
250 ppb maximum
Mesh on 40
5.0% maximum
Mesh on 70
30.0% maximum
Mesh thru 70
65.0% minimum
Lead
1 ppm maximum
Cadmium
1 ppm maximum
Arsenic
1 ppm maximum
Mercury
0.1 ppm maximum
Aerobic Plate Count
1000 cfu/g maximum
Yeast and Mold Count
100 cfu/g maximum
Total Coliforms
Negative