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Ferric Ammonium Citrate

Ferric Ammonium Citrate
Ferric Ammonium Citrate
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Ferric Ammonium Citrate

Ammonium ferric citrate is a food additive with E number E381 used as an acidity regulator.It is a green or reddish-brown powder which is very soluble in water.

The molecular formula of ammonium iron(III) citrate is variable. It can be prepared by adding Fe(OH)3 to an aqueous solution of citric acid and ammonia.The brown form is approximately 9% NH3, 16.5–18.5% Fe, and 65% hydrated citric acid; the green form is approximately 7.5% NH3, 14.5–16% Fe, and 75% hydrated citric acid. The green type is more readily reduced by light than the brown

 


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