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Ferrous Fumarate

Test Specification...BP
Description It occurs as fine, reddish-orange or reddish –brown powder
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

Test (C)

a. Thin-layer chromatography

b. Specified Test. An orange-yellow color develops and the solution shows no fluorescence.

c. It gives reactions of iron

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, very slightly soluble in ethanol (96%)
Sulfates Not more than 0.2%
Arsenic Not more than 5 ppm
Ferric Ion Not more than 2.0%
Cadmium Not more than 10 ppm
Chromium Not more than 200 ppm
Lead Not more than 20 ppm
Mercury Not more than 1 ppm
Nickel Not more than 200 ppm
Zinc Not more than 500 ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 93.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance)
Test Specification...IP
Characters It occurs as a reddish orange or reddish-brown fine powder may contain soft lumps that produce a yellow streak when crushed, odor, slight.
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

Test (C)

(a) Filtrate gives reaction of ferrous salts.

(b) Specified test. A permanganate is decolorized, and a brownish solution is obtained.

(c) Specified test. An orange yellow solution without any fluorescence is obtained.

Solubility Slightly soluble in water; very slightly soluble in ethanol (95%).
Arsenic Not more than 5 ppm
Sulphates Not more than 0.1%
Ferric ion Not more than 2.0%
Loss on drying Not more than 1.0%
Assay Not less than 93.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance)
Test Specification...USP
Description It occurs as reddish-orange to reddish –brown odorless powder.
Identification

Test (A)

Test (B)

a) Infrared Absorption.

b) It gives reactions of iron

Solubility Slightly soluble in water, very slightly soluble in alcohol.
Sulfates Not more than 0.2%
Arsenic Not more than 3 ppm
Ferric Iron Not more than 2.0%
Lead Not more than 10 ppm
Mercury Not more than 3 µg/g
Loss on drying Not more than 1.5%
Residual Solvents Meets the requirements.
Assay Not less than 97.0% and not more than 101.0% (dried substance)

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.

Other
GLP, cGMP (FDA) Approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 17025, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, Halal and Kosher certified.
We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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