It is a green or reddish-brown powder which is very soluble in water.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Anticaking agent - Helps prevent food particles from sticking together

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Approved Ferric ammonium citrate
European Union
Not Permitted
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Ferric ammonium citrate
Philippines
Approved Ferric ammonium citrate
Austria
Not Permitted
Belgium
Not Permitted
Bulgaria
Not Permitted
Cyprus
Not Permitted
Czech Republic
Not Permitted
Denmark
Not Permitted
Estonia
Not Permitted
Finland
Not Permitted
France
Not Permitted
Germany
Not Permitted
Greece
Not Permitted
Hungary
Not Permitted
Ireland
Not Permitted
Italy
Not Permitted
Latvia
Not Permitted
Lithuania
Not Permitted
Luxembourg
Not Permitted
Malta
Not Permitted
Netherlands
Not Permitted
Poland
Not Permitted
Portugal
Not Permitted
Romania
Not Permitted
Slovakia
Not Permitted
Slovenia
Not Permitted
Spain
Not Permitted
Sweden
Not Permitted
United Kingdom
Not Permitted
Australia
Approved Ferric ammonium citrate
New Zealand
Approved Ferric ammonium citrate

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Halal - yes

381 - Ferric ammonium citrate: Salts of Malic Acid

Muslim Consumer Group

Suitable for Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) - yes

381 - Ferric ammonium citrate: Essential mineral, food acid derived from citric acid; used as a dietary iron supplement in breakfast cereals and dietary formulas.

DFlock

Derived from minerals - yes

381 - Ferric ammonium citrate: Essential mineral, food acid derived from citric acid; used as a dietary iron supplement in breakfast cereals and dietary formulas.

DFlock

Recommended for consumption by children - yes

381 - Ferric ammonium citrate: Food acid. Essential mineral, food acid derived from citric acid; used as a dietary iron supplement in breakfast cereals and dietary formulas. Unsafe in large amounts.

MBM Foods

Derived from minerals - yes

381 - Ferric ammonium citrate: Essential mineral.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Ammonium iron citrate
Ammonium ferric citrate
Ammonium iron (III) citrate
Iron ammonium citrate
Ammonium iron(3+) citrate green salt
Ammonium iron(III) citrate green salt
Azane; 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; iron(+3) cation
Citric acid ammonium iron(3+) salt
Ferri seltz
Iron ammonium citrate green salt
Iron(III) ammonium citrate green salt

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
JECFA (Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives)
UK Food Guide
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

  • CAS Number: 1333-00-2
  • EINECS Number: 214-686-6
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Australia and New Zealand

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