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Different uses of ferrous sulfate industrial grade, agricultural grade, feed grade and pharmaceutical grade

March 09,2023

Ferrous sulfate can be divided into one water and seven water according to its water content, and can be divided into agricultural grade, industrial grade, feed grade, pharmaceutical grade and food grade according to its use. What are the main functions of different grades of ferrous sulfate in their respective fields?

Agricultural grade

Ferrous sulfate monohydrate and ferrous sulfate heptahydrate can be used as fertilizer and pesticide in agriculture. When used as pesticide, it can control wheat smut, apple and pear scab and fruit tree rot; When used as fertilizer, it can remove moss and lichen from tree trunk. Ferrous sulfate is an inorganic fertilizer that can promote the synthesis of chlorophyll in flowers and trees, improve the soil's acid-base alkaline soil modifier - ferrous sulfate. It is applicable to the use of ferrous sulfate in family flower cultivation of flowers that like acidic soil, such as jasmine, gardenia, asparagus, etc.


Product drawing of ferrous sulfate powder

Industrial grade

Ferrous sulfate heptahydrate is mainly used in industry to manufacture iron salts, inks, mordants, bleachers, dyes, wood preservatives, disinfectants, etc. Ferrous sulfate can also be used to remove phosphate from urban and industrial sewage to prevent eutrophication of water bodies.

Feed grade

Feed-grade ferrous sulfate monohydrate is often used as a supplement for iron in feed, which has a good effect on feeding livestock to supplement nutritional iron, prevent the occurrence of animal anemia disease, and enhance the resistance of livestock to disease during growth. In aquaculture, if gill rot occurs in fish, copper sulfate pentahydrate and ferrous sulfate heptahydrate are usually used together. For the relevant application of feed-grade ferrous sulfate, click to check the previous article on the harm of iron deficiency in piglets. How to supplement iron for piglets?, Application of ferrous sulfate and copper sulfate in aquaculture


Product diagram of feed grade ferrous sulfate monohydrate

Medical grade

Ferrous sulfate is used in medicine as an anti-anemia agent, a local astringent and a blood tonic, as well as chronic blood loss caused by uterine fibroids.

The above are several common levels of ferrous sulfate. In addition to the above levels, there are food levels. The well-known Stinky tofu in Changsha, Hunan Province, uses ferrous sulfate heptahydrate.

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