• Ferrous lactate

Ferrous Lactate


Name:Ferrous lactate/iron lactate
Other name: Iron(II) lactate
CAS NO.: 5905-52-2
EINECS NO.: 227-608-0
MF: C6H10FeO6
MW: 233.99
Appearance: light green crystalline powder

1.Widely used in food, beverage, dairy products, salt, nutrient solution, medicine and so on.

2.nutritional supplements (iron fortifier). Adult daily requirement of 16mg, infants 6mg (Japanese standard). When used to fortify the iron powder, add about 6mg / 100g. For wheat flour, biscuits, bread, the amount of 2 ~ 3mg / 100g.

3.ferrous lactate is a good food iron fortifier, the absorption effect is better than inorganic iron.


4.ferrous lactate is a food and feed additives, but also the treatment of anemia drugs. Daily adult requirements of 16mg, infants 6mg. As an iron fortifier.

Item Specification Result Test Methods
Odor & taste Characteristic Conforms Organoleptic
Mesh size Through 80 mesh Conforms 80 mesh screen
Content 98% 98.22%  
Loss on Drying ≤5.00% Conforms Drying Method
Heavy metals      
Total Heavy Metals ≤10ppm Conforms  
Arsenic ≤1ppm Conforms GF AAS
Lead ≤2ppm Conforms AFS
Cadmium ≤1ppm Conforms AFS
Hygrargyrum ≤0.1ppm Conforms AFS
Residual Solvent Meet the requirements Conforms SOP/SA/SOP/SUM/304
Pesticide Residue Meet the requirements Not detected SOP/SA/SOP/SUM/304
Microbiological Tests      
Total Plate Count ≤5000cfu/g Conforms Bacterial culture
Total Yeast & Mold ≤100cfu/g Conforms Bacterial culture
E.Coli Negative Conforms Bacterial culture
Salmonella Negative Conforms Bacterial culture
Staphylococcus Negative Conforms Bacterial culture