Elemental impurities in injectable iron products for swine
Scott L. Radke, DVM; Chris W. Olsen, DVM, MS; Steve M. Ensley, DVM, MS, PhD
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Elevated levels of arsenic, chromium and lead were detected in multiple injectable iron products following concurrent analysis by two laboratories. Only one product possessed concentrations of all three elements of concern that were undetectable or below the parenteral daily exposure limit for humans for each heavy metal, respectively.
Keywords: elemental impurities, iron deficiency anemia
Cite as: Radke SL, Olsen CW, Ensley SM. Elemental impurities in injectable iron products for swine. J Swine Health Prod 2018;26(3):142-145.
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