Ferrous Carbonate Mass

Title: Ferrous Carbonate Mass
CAS Registry Number: 8030-35-1
Additional Names: Blaud's mass; Vallet's mass
Trademarks: Fecarb (Ayerst)
Literature References: Contains 36-41% FeCO3, the remainder consisting of honey and sugar. Prepn: U.S.D. 25th ed., p 575.
Properties: Dark greenish-gray to brown, moderately soft mass. Practically insol in water; appreciably sol in water satd with CO2; sol in dil acids.
Therap-Cat: Hematinic.
Therap-Cat-Vet: Has been used in iron deficiency.
Keywords: Hematinic.
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.
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