Nantong Feiyu Food-tech Co., Ltd. (Former: Nantong Feiyu Fine Chemical Co., Ltd.)
Ferric Ammonium Citrate
Ferric Ammonium Citrate can be used as a nutritional supplement. This product is known to be used as specialized plant nutrient. Iron has a vital function in combining with protein and copper to make hemoglobin. Iron also prevents fatigue and promotes good skin tone.
Chemical Data
Chemical Formula A complex salt of undetermined structure, composed of iron, ammonia and citric acid.
CAS NO 1185-57-5
Molecular Weight --
Use Nutrient; Dietary Supplement; Pharmaceuticals
Description Green powder very soluble in water and having a mild iron-metallic taste. It is odorless and its solutions are acid to litmus. It may deliquesce in air and is affected by light. Ferric ammonium citrate, brown, occurs as thin, transparent brown, red-brown or garnet red scales or granules, or as a brown-yellow powder. It is very soluble in water, but is insoluble in alcohol. The pH of a 1:20 aqueous solution is about 5.0 to 8.0. It is deliquescent in air and is affected by light.
Containers 25 kg / 50 lb. box/bag/drums; 500 kilogram bag
Storage Store in a clean, dry warehouse in the original unopened containers
Chemical Specifications
  FCC Green
Red (BP 73) Powder
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Test C To Pass Test To Pass Test ---
Assay 14.5-16.0% Fe 16.5 – 18.5% Fe3+ 20.5 – 22.5%
Ferric Citrate To Pass Test To Pass Test ---
Lead 2 ppm max 2 ppm max 30 ppm max
Mercury 1 ppm max 1 ppm max ---
Oxalate To Pass Test To Pass Test ---
Sulfate 0.3% max 0.3% max 0. 6% max
PH --- 5.0 – 8.0 ---
Arsenic (As) --- --- 4 ppm max
Solubility --- --- To Pass Test
Bulk density (Loose) According to Customer Requirements
Particle Size According to Customer Requirements
Microbial limits

Total Plate Count                 NMT 1000cfu/g           E. Coli                                    Negative

Total Molds And Yeasts     NMT 300cfu/g             Salmonella                            Negative

Total Coliform Count          NMT 10cfu/g               Staphylococcus Aureus       Negative

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