Agent Name

Tripotassium EDTA

CAS Number

17572-97-3

Formula

C10-H16-N2-O8.3K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Edetate tripotassium; Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-, tripotassium salt; N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycine), tripotassium salt; EDTA tripotassium salt; Sequestrene 50K3; Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-, tripotassium salt (8CI); Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-, potassium salt (1:3); Tripotassium hydrogen ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, tripotassium salt; Tripotassium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White crystalline solid; Odorless; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Formerly registered in the US for use as a disinfectant; [NPIRS] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Edetic acid."

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