Ferric Ammonium Citrate USP

General Specifications

Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a thin, transparent, dark red granules or a brownish red powder, odorless .

Test A


Test B


Test C


a)     Specified test. It chars, and leaves a residue of iron oxide.

b)     Specified test. The solution darkens , but no precipitate forms.

c)      Specified test. A white precipitate forms.

Solubility Very soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol 95%
Ferric Citrate Specified test. No blue precipitate is formed
Sulfate Not more than 0.3%
Oxalate Specified test. No turbidity is produced within 5 minutes
Mercury Not more than 10µg/g
Limit of lead Not more than 10µg/g
Residual solvents Meets the requirement
Assay Not less than 16.5% and not more than 18.5% of iron

Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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