Ferrous Fumarate

Agarwal Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. is one of the largest manufacturer of Ferrous Fumarate in industry, serving Pharmaceuticals, Food & Animal Nutrition industry worldwide. Ferrous Fumarate, also known as Iron Fumarate is the iron (II) salt of Fumaric Acid, occurring as a reddish brown powder. Ferrous Fumarate is an essential body mineral, which works by providing iron to the body. It is used to treat iron deficiency anemia, which is lack of red blood cells caused by having too little iron in the body. Ferrous Fumarate is widely used as iron supplement in Pharmaceuticals as well as in Human & Animal Nutrition industry.

Grade available: Available in IP/BP/EP/USP/FCC/Feed grade

Packing: 25 Kgs Paper Bags with LDPE liner/ 25/50 Kgs HDPE drums.


  • Birth Control/Contraceptives:

    Ferrous Fumarate with combination of ethinyl estradiol is used to prevent pregnancy. It contains two types of hormones, ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone, which prevents pregnancy. It works by stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization is prevented.

  • Iron Supplement in Pharmaceuticals

    Iron is an important mineral that the body needs to produce red blood cells and keep you in good health. Ferrous Fumarate is a iron supplement used to treat or prevent low blood levels of iron (e.g., for anemia or during pregnancy)

  • Food/Flour Fortification

    Food fortification is the practice of adding essential minerals & vitamins (e.g. iron, Zinc, vitamin A, folic acid, iodine) in foods to improve their nutritional value. Fortification is a safe & effective way to improve public health. Large numbers of Food products are fortified with Iron including Flour, Noodles, Bakery products, Condiments & Sauces, Complimentary Foods..and many more.

  • Nutritional Pre-mixes for Human:

    Ferrous Fumarate is used in variety of Food and feed Premixes as Iron Supplement which enhances the overall Nutritional value of products. Ferrous Fumarate is widely used in Bakery products, Wheat Flour, baby Food & etc.

  • Animal Feed Premixes

    Ferrous Fumarate is an essential Iron Supplement in Animal Feeds. It is widely applied in Feeds for Poultry, Cattle, Pet, Equine Etc.

Typical Properties
Product Name Ferrous Fumarate
Molecular Formula (-OOC-CH=CH-COO-) Fe2+
Molecular Weight 169.90 g/mol
Description A Fine Reddish Brown Powder
CAS No. 141-01-5
Typical Specifications
Test Limit
Solubility To Pass Test
Identification To Pass Test
Loss on Drying At 105 °C 1.5 % Max
Ferric Iron Max. 2.0 %
Sulphate Max 0.2%
Assay 93.0% - 101.0%