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Ferric Ammonium Citrate IP

Ammonium ferric citrate (also known as ferric ammonium citrate or ammoniacal ferrous citrate) has the formula (NH4)5[Fe(C6H4O7)2]. A distinguishing feature of this compound is that it is very soluble in water, in contrast to ferric citrate which is not very soluble.


It act as a reducing agent. It is widely used in chemical and pharmaceutical industry.


Chemical Name: Ferric Ammonium Citrate
Mol. Formula: C₆H₈O₇⋅xFe³⁺⋅yNH₃


General Specifications

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

Test A

Test B


a) The solution gives the reaction of ferric salts

b) The solution gives the reaction of Citrate

Solubility Very soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol 95%
Free Ferric Compounds Specified test.
Chlorides Not more than 0.25%
Sulfate Not more than 0.3%
Arsenic Not more than 4ppm
Limit of lead Not more than 30ppm
Zinc Not more than 50ppm
Assay Not less than 20.5% and not more than 22.5% 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.


We Manufacture Bulk Dugs/API, Excipients, pharmaceuticals (IP/BP/USP/NF/PH. EUR./JP), Speciality Chemicals (Pure/AR/ACS), mineral fortifiers (FCC). our manufacturing facility is GLP, GMP (FDA) approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, kosher, halal, COPP and WHO-GMP certified.

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