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Ferric Phosphate

Alternate Names

Iron(III) phosphate, ferric orthophosphate, ferric phosphate

Description

Used rarely as an iron nutritional supplement and as a homeopathic remedy to hemorrhage and nosebleed (this being called Ferrum phosphoricum).

Ferric Phosphate - Quick Stats
Names

Iron(III) phosphate, ferric orthophosphate, ferric phosphate

Allergy Information

Uses

Nutrient

Additional Information

It is one of the few molluscicides (snail pesticide) approved for organic farming.



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Possible Health Effects

Excess use/ingestion causes gastrointestinal disturbances and tumors. Iron is potentially toxic in all forms. Click here for more information on Iron as a dietary supplement.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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Copyright January 30, 2013 Be Food Smart, Updated 3/12/13




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