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Ferrous Gluconate BP IP Pure AR LR ACS Analytical Reagent FCC Food Grade Manufacturers, SDS MSDS Sheet
Ferrous Gluconate CAS Number 299-29-6, EINECS EC Number 206-076-3, HS Code ---**; Molecular Weight 446.14, Molecular Formula: C12H22FeO14
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MSDS Sheet of Ferrous Gluconate Manufacturers
Iron (II) gluconate, or ferrous gluconate, is a black compound often used as an iron supplement. It is the iron (II) salt of gluconic acid. It is used as a food additive when processing black olives. It is represented by the food labeling E number E579 in Europe. It imparts a uniform jet black color to the olives. We offer Commercial pure, BP IP and FCC Food grade.
Ferrous Gluconate BP Grade Ph Eur
Iron (II) di(D-gluconate).
Content: 11.8 per cent to 12.5 per cent of iron(II) (dried substance). It contains a variable amount of water.
Appearance: Greenish-yellow or grey powder or granules.
Solubility: Freely but slowly soluble in water giving a greenish-brown solution, more readily soluble in hot water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96 per cent).
A. Thin-layer chromatography.
B. 1 ml of solution S (see Tests) gives reaction of iron.
Solution S: Dissolve 5.0 g in carbon dioxide-free water prepared from distilled water and heated to about 60 °C, allow to cool and dilute to 50 ml with carbon dioxide-free water prepared from distilled water.
Appearance of solution: The solution is clear.
pH: 4.0 to 5.5 for solution S, measured 3-4 h after preparation.
Sucrose and reducing sugars: To pass the test.
Chlorides: Maximum 0.06 per cent.
Oxalates: To pass the test.
Sulphates: Maximum 500 ppm.
Arsenic: Maximum 2 ppm, determined on 0.5 g.
Barium: To pass the test.
Ferric ion: Maximum 1.0 per cent.
Heavy metals: Maximum 20 ppm.
Loss on drying: 5.0 per cent to 10.5 per cent, determined on 0.500 g by drying in an oven at 105 °C for 5 h.
Microbial contamination: Total viable aerobic count not more than 103 micro-organisms per gram, determined by plate count.
Dissolve 0.5 g of sodium hydrogen carbonate in a mixture of 30 ml of dilute sulphuric acid and 70 ml of water. When the effervescence stops, dissolve 1.00 g of the substance to be examined with gentle shaking. Using 0.1 ml of ferroin as indicator, titrate with 0.1 M ammonium and cerium nitrate until the red colour disappears. 1 ml of 0.1 M ammonium and cerium nitrate is equivalent to 5.585 mg of iron (II).
Ferrous Gluconate USP Grade
D-Gluconic acid, iron(2+) salt (2:1), dihydrate.
Iron (2+) gluconate (1:2) dihydrate [12389-15-0].
Anhydrous 446.15 [299-29-6].
Ferrous Gluconate contains not less than 97.0 percent and not more than 102.0 percent of C12H22FeO14, calculated on the dried basis.
A: It responds to Identification test B under Calcium Gluconate.
B: A solution (1 in 200) yields a dark blue precipitate with potassium ferricyanide TS.
Loss on drying: Dry it at 105 for 16 hours: it loses between 6.5% and 10.0% of its weight.
Chloride: A 1.0-g portion shows no more chloride than corresponds to 1.0 mL of 0.020 N hydrochloric acid (0.07%).
Oxalic acid: Dissolve 1.0 g in 10 mL of water, add 2 mL of hydrochloric acid, and transfer to a separator. Extract successively with 50 mL and 20 mL of ether. Combine the ether extracts, add 10 mL of water, and evaporate the ether on a steam bath. Add 1 drop of 6 N acetic acid and 1 mL of calcium acetate solution (1 in 20): no turbidity is produced within 5 minutes.
Sulfate: A 1.0-g portion shows no more sulfate than corresponds to 1.0 mL of 0.020 N sulfuric acid (0.1%).
Arsenic: he limit is 3 ppm.
Limit of ferric iron: Ferrous Gluconate contains not more than 2.0% of ferric iron.
Limit of lead: to pass the test by atomic absorption spectrophotometer. (0.001%).
Mercury: 3 ppm.
Reducing sugars: to pass the test.
Ferrous Gluconate IP
Ferrous Gluconate FCC Food Grade
Iron (II) Gluconate
C12H22FeO14·2H2O --- Formula weight 482.18
INS: 579 ---CAS: [299-29-6]
Ferrous Gluconate occurs as a fine, yellow-gray or pale green-yellow powder or granules. One gram dissolves in about 10 mL of water with slight heating. It is practically insoluble in
alcohol. A 1:20 aqueous solution is acid to litmus.
Function: Nutrient; color adjunct.
A. Dissolve a quantity of sample in water, heating in a water bath at 60° if necessary, to obtain a Test Solution containing 10 mg/mL. Similarly, prepare a Standard Solution of USP Ferrous Gluconate Reference Standard in water, diluting to 10 mg/mL. Apply separate 5- L portions of the Test Solution and the Standard Solution on a suitable thin-layer chromatographic
plate coated with a 0.25-mm layer of chromatographic silica gel, and allow to dry. Develop the chromatogram in a solvent system consisting of a mixture of alcohol, water, ammonium hydroxide, and ethyl acetate (50:30:10:10) until the solvent front has moved about three-fourths of the length of the plate. Remove the plate from the chamber, and dry at 110° for 20
minutes Allow to cool, and spray with a spray reagent prepared as follows: Dissolve 2.5 g of ammonium molybdate in about 50 mL of 2 N sulfuric acid in a 100-mL volumetric flask, add 1.0 g of ceric sulfate, swirl to dissolve, dilute with 2 N sulfuric acid to volume, and mix. After spraying, heat the plate at 110° for about 10 minutes The principal spot obtained from the Test Solution corresponds in color, size, and Rf value to that obtained from the Standard Solution.
B. A 1:20 aqueous solution gives positive tests for Ferrous Salts (Iron).
Assay: Not less than 97.0% and not more than 102.0% of C12H22FeO14, calculated on the dried basis.
Chloride: Not more than 0.07%.
Ferric Iron: Not more than 2.0%.
Lead: Not more than 2 mg/kg.
Loss on Drying: Between 6.5% and 10.0%.
Mercury: Not more than 3 mg/kg.
Oxalic Acid: To pass the test.
Reducing Sugars: To pass the test.
Sulfate: Not more than 0.1%.
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Ferrous Gluconate SDS MSDS Sheet, Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1: Chemical Product and Identification
Product Name: Ferrous Gluconate, Iron Gluconate, Gluconic acid, Ferrous salt
EINECS EC-No.: 206-076-3
Chemical Formula: C12H22FeO14
Molecular Weight: 446.14
Intended Use: Laboratory and Industrial Manufacturing.
SUPPLIER: As per letterhead.
Section 2: Hazards Identification
GHS, Globally Harmonized System Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.
Labeling according to GHS & Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008
GHS Label Elements
Signal Word: None
Not considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)
Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC):
May causes mild skin irritation.
May Causes mild eye irritation.
P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P302+P352 - IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P303+P361+P353 - IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
P304 + P340 - IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P337+313: If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention.
Section 3: Composition and Information on Ingredients
Composition: Ferrous Gluconate
EINECS EC-No.: 206-076-3
% by Weight: 100
Section 4: First Aid Measures
Always seek medical attention after first aid measures are provided.
Eye Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.
Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Thoroughly clean shoes and clothes before reuse. Get medical attention.
Inhalation: If Ferrous Gluconate is inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.
Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately.
Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data
Flammability of the Product: Ferrous Gluconate may be combustible at high temperature.
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not available.
Products of Combustion: Some metallic oxides CO CO2 and fumes.
Fire Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Slightly flammable in presence of heat. Non-flammable in presence of shocks.
Explosion Hazards in Presence of Various Substances: Slightly explosive in presence of open flames and sparks. Non-explosive in presence of shocks.
Fire Fighting Media and Instructions:
Small Fire: Use DRY chemical powder.
Large Fire: Use water spray, fog or foam. Avoid water jet.
Section 6: Accidental Release Measures
Small Spill: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to legal authority requirements.
Large Spill: Use a shovel to put the material into a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow drain.
Section 7: Handling and Storage
Precautions: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not breathe dust.
Storage: Keep Ferrous Gluconate container tightly closed. Keep container in a cool, well-ventilated area.
Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Exposure Limits: Not established. Keep at 1 mg/m3.
Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants below the exposure limit.
Personal Protection: Safety glasses. Lab coat. Dust respirator. Be sure to use an approved/certified respirator or equivalent. Gloves.
Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical state and appearance: Ferrous Gluconate is solid. (Powdered solid. Crystalline powder.)
Taste: Not available.
Chemical Formula: C12H22FeO14
Molecular Weight: 446.14
Color: Yellowish Gray.
pH (1% soln/water): Not available.
Melting Point: Decomposes at 188C.
Specific Gravity: Not available.
Solubility: Soluble in water.
Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data
Stability: It is stable.
Conditions of Instability: Excessive heat, dust generation
Incompatibility with various substances: Strong oxidising agents.
Polymerization: Will not occur.
Section 11: Toxicological Information
Toxicity to Animals:
LD50/oral/rat = Not available.
Carcinogenicity: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as probable or confirmed human carcinogen by IARC, ACGIH, OSHA and NTP.
Mutagenic Effects: Not available.
Teratogenic Effects: Not available.
Environmental Toxicity: Not available.
Section 12: Ecological Information
Ecotoxicity: Not available.
Products of Biodegradation: Possibly hazardous short term degradation products are not likely. However, long term degradation products may arise.
Toxicity of the Products of Biodegradation: The product itself and its products of degradation are not toxic.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: Not available
Section 13: Disposal Considerations
Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance legal regulations.
Section 14: Transport Information
DOT (USA) & ADR/RID: Not dangerous goods
TDG/IMDG: Not dangerous goods
IATA: Not dangerous goods
Section 15: Other Regulatory Information
OSHA: Not considered hazardous by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
Section 313 (Specific toxic chemical listings):Substance is not listed.
TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act: Substance is not listed.
California Proposition 65 Chemicals known to cause cancer: Substance is not listed.
Canada WHMIS: Not controlled under WHMIS (Canada).
Listed on the Canadian DSL (Domestic Substances List)
EINECS EC-No.: 206-076-3
Section 16 - Additional Information
DISCLAIMER: The information and recommendations set forth herein (hereinafter "Information") are presented in good faith and believed correct as of the date hereof. It is compiled from various sources and it is not necessarily all inclusive nor fully adequate in every circumstance. In addition, these suggestions should not be confused with nor followed in violation of applicable laws, regulations, rules or insurance requirements applicable. This MSDS sheet is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.