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Ferric Ammonium Citrate USP

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
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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