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Diamond Crystal® Iron Fighter® Salt Pellets


In addition to hard water, many homeowners struggle with iron in their water supply. Iron can be found in city water supplies and in private wells. Rust stains, where there has been water, are a good indication that you have iron in your water supply. Iron Fighter® Water Softener Salt Pellets are specially formulated for water with high iron content.

These 99.7% typical pure water softener salt pellets help prevent rust stains on laundry, fixtures, sinks and tubs. Virtually 100% water soluble, it also minimizes mushing, bridging and rust buildup in your water softener brine tank—helping to keep your water softener running smoothly. Our patented two-handled, 40 and 50 lb. bags make lifting and carrying easier than ever. Recommended for most types of water softeners, particularly in regions of high-iron water content.

  • Formulated for use where iron content in water is high
  • Premium purity – 99.7% typical pure salt
  • An FDA-approved additive helps prevent rust stains on laundry, fixtures, sinks and tubs
  • Virtually 100% water soluble
  • Minimizes mushing, bridging and rust build up in your brine tank
  • Patented two-handle bags make lifting and carrying easy
  • Recommended for most types of water softeners

Technical Informaiton

These products are acceptable for regeneration of water softener ion exchange resins and conforms to the requirements of NSF/ANSI/CAN Standard 60 – Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals – Health Effects and also meets the AWWA Standard for Sodium Chloride B-200. These products are intended for use in both household and commercial water softeners and can be utilized effectively in most water softening units. These products contain no known allergens and exhibit virtually no microbiological activity.

Diamond Crystal® Iron Fighter® Salt Pellets may contain Sodium Hexametaphosphate (SHMP) which improves resistance to mushing and bridging. SHMP is GRAS (generally recognized as safe) by the US Food and Drug
Administration They also contain citric acid, an iron complexing agent that helps prevent rust discoloration.

Chemical Analysis

Component Typical Specification
Sodium Chloride (dry) 99.7% 99.6%
Water Insolubles 100ppm
Citric Acid0.35% 0.35%

Methods of Analysis

Methods of analysis are based on ASTM E 534, AWWA B 200, and Cargill internal methods.

Producing Locations

This product is manufactured and packaged at Cargill Salt: Akron, OH; Breaux Bridge, LA; Freedom, OK; Hersey, MI; Hutchinson, KS; Newark, CA; Tampa, FL; Timpie, UT, and Watkins Glen, NY.