ferrous sulfate


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ferrous sulfate

or

iron (II) sulfate,

chemical compound, FeSO4. It is known as the monohydrate, FeSO4·H2O; the tetrahydrate, FeSO4·4H2O; the pentahydrate, FeSO4·5H2O; and the heptahydrate, FeSO4·7H2O. The heptahydrate is also called green vitriol, copperas, or melanterite (a mineral that commonly occurs with pyrite). It is a blue-green monoclinic crystalline water-soluble salt. It is prepared commercially by oxidation of pyrite (iron sulfide) or by treating iron with sulfuric acid. It is used in the manufacture of inks, in wool dyeing as a mordant, and in water purification as a substitute for aluminum sulfate. It melts at 64°C;, and at 90°C; it loses water of hydration to form the monohydrate, a white, monoclinic, crystalline powder that occurs naturally as the mineral szomolnokite. The mineral siderotil is iron sulfate pentahydrate.

ferrous sulfate

[′fer·əs ′səl‚fāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
FeSO4·7H2O Blue-green, water-soluble, monoclinic crystals; used as a mordant in dyeing wool, in the manufacture of ink, and as a disinfectant. Also known as copperas; ferrisulphas; green copperas; green vitriol; iron sulfate.
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Iron sulfate causes some side effects after oral use; some new formulations of iron supplement have, therefore, been under investigation with a view to replacing ferrous sulfate.
The CDC and the Institute of Medicine recommend parental dietary counseling, treatment with oral ferrous sulfate at 3 mg/kg/d for 3 months to restore iron stores, and monitoring of hemoglobin or hematocrit to assess response.
Two groups will be fed rolls fortified with two different iron powders; another group will be fed rolls with placebo; and the final group will be fed rolls fortified with ferrous sulfate." The scientists will determine the ability of the test powders to improve the volunteers' iron status.
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