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ferric ammonium citrate green salt
ammonium iron(3+) 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate

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CAS Number: 1185-57-5Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other:1333-00-2
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:214-686-6
FDA UNII:UVP74NG1C5
MDL:MFCD00013099
Molecular Weight:261.97616000
Formula:C6 H8 Fe N O7
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Category:anticaking agents
 
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 FDA/DG SANTE Petitions, Reviews, Notices:
184.1296 Ferric ammonium citrate View - review
JECFA Food Additive: Ferric Ammonium Citrate
GSFA Codex: Ferric ammonium citrate (381)
FLAVIS Number:16.089 (Old)
DG SANTE Food Flavourings:16.089 ferric ammonium citrate
FDA Mainterm (SATF):1185-57-5 ; IRON AMMONIUM CITRATE
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart E--Anticaking Agents
Sec. 172.430 Iron ammonium citrate.


FDA PART 182 -- SUBSTANCES GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
Subpart A--General Provisions
Sec. 182.20 Essential oils, oleoresins (solvent-free), and natural extractives (including distillates).


FDA PART 184 -- DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
Subpart B--Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 184.1296 Ferric ammonium citrate.


FDA PART 573 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FEED AND DRINKING WATER OF ANIMALS
Subpart B--Food Additive Listing
Sec. 573.560 Iron ammonium citrate.


FDA PART 582 -- SUBSTANCES GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
Subpart A--General Provisions
Sec. 582.80 Trace minerals added to animal feeds.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:green to purple crystalline powder (est)
Assay: 94.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 309.60 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.000057 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 311.00 °F. TCC ( 155.20 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): -1.721 (est)
Soluble in:
 water
Insoluble in:
 alcohol
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. odorless
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: hair dyeing agents
 
Suppliers:
American Elements
Ammonium Iron(III) Citrate 99%
Odor: characteristic
Use: Ammonium Iron(III) Citrate is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium Iron (III) Citrate
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium iron(III) citrate
Jost Chemical
Ferric Ammonium Citrate FCC, Green Powder
Jost Chemical
Ferric Ammonium Citrate Red (BP 73) 60% Aqueous Solution
Jost Chemical
Ferric Ammonium Citrate Red (BP 73) Powder
Penta International
FERRIC AMMONIUM CITRATE BROWN POWDER FCC
Penta International
FERRIC AMMONIUM CITRATE GREEN POWDER FCC
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium iron(III) citrate
Sigma-Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium iron(III) citrate reagent grade, powder
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD > 2000 mg/kg
GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 35, Pg. 2927, 1993.

oral-dog LD > 2000 mg/kg
GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
Gekkan Yakuji. Pharmaceuticals Monthly. Vol. 35, Pg. 2927, 1993.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: anticaking agents
Recommendation for ferric ammonium citrate green salt usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Maximised Survey-derived Daily Intakes (MSDI-EU): 550.00 (μg/capita/day)
Modified Theoretical Added Maximum Daily Intake (mTAMDI): 8100 (μg/person/day)
 
Food categories according to Commission Regulation EC No. 1565/2000 (EC, 2000) in FGE.06 (EFSA, 2002a). According to the Industry the "normal" use is defined as the average of reported usages and "maximum use" is defined as the 95th percentile of reported usages (EFSA, 2002i).
Note: mg/kg = 0.001/1000 = 0.000001 = 1/1000000 = ppm.
 average usage mg/kgmaximum usage mg/kg
Dairy products, excluding products of category 02.0 (01.0): --
Fats and oils, and fat emulsions (type water-in-oil) (02.0): --
Edible ices, including sherbet and sorbet (03.0): --
Processed fruit (04.1): --
Processed vegetables (incl. mushrooms & fungi, roots & tubers, pulses and legumes), and nuts & seeds (04.2): --
Confectionery (05.0): --
Cereals and cereal products, incl. flours & starches from roots & tubers, pulses & legumes, excluding bakery (06.0): --
Bakery wares (07.0): --
Meat and meat products, including poultry and game (08.0): --
Fish and fish products, including molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms (MCE) (09.0): --
Eggs and egg products (10.0): --
Sweeteners, including honey (11.0): --
Salts, spices, soups, sauces, salads, protein products, etc. (12.0): --
Foodstuffs intended for particular nutritional uses (13.0): --
Non-alcoholic ("soft") beverages, excl. dairy products (14.1): 25.0000025.00000
Alcoholic beverages, incl. alcohol-free and low-alcoholic counterparts (14.2): --
Ready-to-eat savouries (15.0): --
Composite foods (e.g. casseroles, meat pies, mincemeat) - foods that could not be placed in categories 01.0 - 15.0 (16.0): --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Athority(efsa):Flavor usage levels; Subacute, Subchronic, Chronic and Carcinogenicity Studies; Developmental / Reproductive Toxicity Studies; Genotoxicity Studies...

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Flavouring Group Evaluation 42: Iron containing organic substances from chemical group 30
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):1185-57-5
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :14457
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
azane; 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; iron(+3) cation
Chemidplus:0001185575
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
RTECS:GE7540000 for cas# 1185-57-5
 
References:
 azane; 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; iron(+3) cation
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:1185-57-5
Pubchem (cid):14457
Pubchem (sid):134980472
 
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KEGG (GenomeNet):D01644
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FooDB:FDB014633
Export Tariff Code:2918.15.5000
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Formulations/Preparations:
•ammonium ferric citrate, brown contains about 9% ammonia, 16.5-18.5% iron, and about 65% hydrated citric acid. ...ammonium ferric citrate, green. contains about 7.5% ammonia, 14.5-16% iron, and about 75% hydrated citric acid. •grade: technical
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
 hair dyeing agents
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 ammonium ferric citrate
 ammonium iron(3+) 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate
 ammonium iron(3+) citrate
 ammonium iron(3+) citrate green salt
 ammonium iron(III) citrate
 ammonium iron(III) citrate green salt
 azane; 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; iron(+3) cation
 citric acid ammonium iron(3+) salt
 citric acid, ammonium iron salt, green
 citric acid, ammonium iron(3+) salt
 ferri seltz
 ferric ammonium citrate
 ferriseltz
 iron ammonium citrate green salt
 iron ammonium citrate, green
 iron(III) ammonium citrate
 iron(III) ammonium citrate green salt
1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, ammonium iron(3+) salt
 
 
Notes:
Anticaking agent, dietary iron supplement. May be used in infant formulas [DFC] A complex salt of undetermined structure, composed of iron, ammonia and citric acid; there are two types of salts - brown and green - containing different amounts of iron. [JECFA]
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