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Ferric Oxide

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

Scheme

NF

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001309-37-1

Chemical Formula

Fe2-O3

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Pharmaceutic aid

Antianemic agent, treatment of iron deficiency

Chemical Names

Diiron trioxide

Iron(III) oxide

Foreign Names

  • Ferrum oxydatum (Latin)
  • Eisenoxid (German)
  • Oxyde ferrique (French)

Generic Names

  • Burnt umber (IS)
  • CCRIS 7330 (IS)
  • E 172 (IS)
  • Eisenoxid, kolloidal (IS)
  • English Red (IS)
  • Ferric Oxide, Colloidal (IS)
  • Ferrum oxydatum colloidale (IS)
  • Hematite mineral (IS)
  • Indian red (IS)
  • Natural iron oxides (IS)
  • Natural Red Oxide (IS)
  • Red oxide of iron (IS)
  • Rouge (IS)
  • Stone Red (IS)
  • UNII-1K09F3G675 (IS)
  • Venetian Red (IS)
  • Vitriol Red (IS)
  • Yellow oxide of iron (IS)
  • Ferric Oxide (PH: NF 33)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
NFThe National Formulary (USA)
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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