Ferrous Lactate


Feiyu Food Science and Technology is specialized in the production and sales of pharmaceutical grade, food grade citrate, malate, and gluconate. Now, it is the enterprise with the most complete variety of citrate products in China, and its products meet the quality standards of CP, USP, BP and other pharmacopoeias. Feiyu has participated in the drafting of national standards for citrate products for many times, and has nearly 40 patents for independent research and development, and more than 10 provincial-level high-tech products, The product has won the third prize of Nantong Science and Technology Progress Award for many times.

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Ferrous Lactate

Ferrous Lactate
Ferrous Lactate can be used as a dietary supplement and as a 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 Fe[CH3CH(OH)COO]2·2H2O
CAS NO 5905-52-2
Molecular Weight 269.99
Use Nutrient; Dietary Supplement
Description Fine, white powder/ granular with characteristic odor
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 Powder
FCC Granular
Identification Lactate Iron To Pass Test
To Pass Test
To Pass Test
To Pass Test
Water 12.0 – 14.0% 12.0 – 14.0%
Assay (Anhydrous Basis) 97.0 – 100.5% 97.0 – 100.5%
Oxalic Acid To Pass Test To pass test
Chloride 0.05% max 0.05% max
Sulfate 0.1% max 0.1% max
Lead 1 ppm max 1 ppm max
Ferric Iron 0.2% max 0.2% max
Specific Rotation [ a ]D20°
(Anhydrous Basis)
+6.0° to +11.0° +6.0° to +11.0°
pH (2%) 5.0 – 6.0 5.0 – 6.0
Iron Content 
Anhydrous Basis 
Dihydrate Basis
23.2 – 24.0%
20.1 – 20.8%
23.2 – 24.0%
20.1 – 20.8%
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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