Ferrous sulphate is an iron-containing compound used to fortify the iron content of various grain-based products.

Health considerations

Ferrous sulphate is very well absorbed and has a low risk for adverse health effects. See: Iron.

Keep in mind

Ferrous sulphate is a common iron compound in tablets for iron deficiency.

May be found in

Pasta, cereal, bread, flour


The Journal of Nutrition
NHS Choices

Leave a comment