Ferrous Gluconate IP

Introduction



 

Specifications

Chemical Formula C12H22FeO14.xH2O
Molecular Weight 446.1 gms
Description A yellowish grey or pale greenish-yellow, fine powder or granules; odour, slight, resembling that of burnt sugar.
Identification As per IP
Appearance of solution As per IP
pH 4.0 to 5.5
Arsenic N.M.T. 2 Ppm
Heavy metals N.M.T. 20 Ppm
Chlorides N.M.T 625 Ppm
Sulphates N.M.T 500 Ppm
Barium As per IP
Ferric iron N.M.T 1.0%
Oxalic acid As per IP
Reducing sugar As per IP
Loss on drying 5.0% to 10.0%
Assay (Dried) 95.0% to 102.0%