Ferrous Gluconate is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Ferrous Gluconate supplier and manufacturer, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Ferrous Gluconate from China for almost 15 years, please be assured to buy Ferrous Gluconate at Foodchem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.

Ferrous Gluconate

  • Type
  • E No. E 579
  • CAS No. 299-29-6
  • Qty in 20' FCL 20MT
  • Min. Order 500KG
  • Packaging 50KG/BAGS
Ferrous Gluconate


Iron(II) gluconate, or ferrous gluconate,is a black compound often used as an iron supplement. It is the iron(II) salt of gluconic acid. It is marketed under brand names such as Fergon, Ferralet, and Simron.Ferrous gluconate is effectively used in the treatment of hypochromic anemia. The use of this compound compared with other iron preparations results in satisfactory reticulocyte responses, a high percentage utilization of iron, and daily increase in hemoglobin that a normal level occurs in a reasonably short time.Ferrous gluconate is also used as a food additive when processing black olives. It is represented by the food labeling E number E579 in Europe. It imparts a uniform jet black colour to the olives.


Description Meet the Requirements
Assay(Based on dry basis) 97.0%~102.0%
Identification AB(+)
Loss on drying 6.5%~10.0%
Chloride 0.07% Max.
Sulfate 0.1% Max.
Arsenic 3ppm Max.
PH(@ 20 deng c) 4.0-5.5
Bulk Density(kg/m3) 650-850
Mercury 3ppm Max.
Lead 10ppm Max.
2.0% Max.
Reducing Sugar No red Precipitate
Organic Volatile Impurities Meet the requirements
Total Aerobic Count 1000/g Max.
Total Molds 100/g Max.
Total Yeasts 100/g Max.
E-Coli Absent
Salmonella Absent



1, What kinds of certificates can you offer?

Foodchem is an ISO2008 9001 certified company, as for Ferrous Gluconate, we can offer HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates, ect.

2, Is Foodchem a manufacturer or just a trading company?

Foodchem is both manufacturer and trading company, we are Ferrous Gluconate distributor, at the same time, we are manufacturer of other products.

3, What is the Min Order Quantity of Ferrous Gluconate?

Different products have different MOQ, for Ferrous Gluconate, the MOQ is 500kg.

4, What is the price of Ferrous Gluconate?

Foodchem is a famous supplier and manufacturer of Ferrous Gluconate in China, and has been corporate with many Ferrous Gluconate suppliers for several years, we can provide you with cost-effective Ferrous Gluconate.

5, How long shall we wait for your reply?

We can guarantee to reply your inquiries of Ferrous Gluconate in less than 24 hours in working days.

6, What kinds of transportation types can you provide?

Our main transportation methods include air transportation, land transportation and water transportation.

7, What kinds of payment terms can you accept?

The most commonly used payment terms are T/T, L/C, D/P, D/A, etc.

8, How long will I receive my good?

Foodchem has its own EDC warehouse in Shanghai, when your purchase order has been confirmed, inventory products will deliver within 1 week, other products delivery in 2 weeks.

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