Agent Name

Egtazic acid

CAS Number

67-42-5

Formula

C14-H24-N2-O10

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(Ethylenebis(oxyethylenenitrilo))tetraacetic acid; 1,2-Bis(2-dicarboxymethylaminoethoxy)ethane; Acide egtazique [INN-French]; Acido egtazico [INN-Spanish]; Acidum egtazicum [INN-Latin]; EGTA; EBONTA; Ethylene glycol bis(2-aminoethyl ether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid; Ethylene glycol bis(2-aminoethyl ether)tetraacetic acid; Ethylene glycol bis(aminoethyl ether)tetraacetate; Ethylene glycol bis(beta-aminoethyl ether)-N,N'-tetraacetic acid; Ethylene glycol, di(2-(N,N-dicarboxylmethyl)amino)ethyl ether; Ethylenebis(oxyethylenenitrilo)tetraacetic acid; Ethylenedioxybis(ethyleneamino)tetraacetic acid; Ethyleneglycol-bis(beta-aminoethyl ether)-N,N1-tetra-acetic acid; GEDTA; Glycol-etherdiaminetetraacetic acid; 6,9-Dioxa-3,12-diazatetradecanedioic acid, 3,12-bis(carboxymethyl)-; Acetic acid, (ethylenebis(oxyethylenenitrilo))tetra-; Ethylenebis(oxyethylenenitrilo)tetra(acetic acid); [ChemIDplus] 3,12-Bis(carboxymethyl)-6,9-dioxa-3,12-diazatetradecanedioic acid; Ethylene glycol bis(beta-aminoethylether)-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid; [Merck Index] Glycol ether diamine tetraacetic acid; Chel-DE; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Chelating Agents

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a metal chelator and reagent for maintaining calcium concentrations; [Merck Index] "A chelating agent relatively more specific for calcium and less toxic than EDETIC ACID." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Edetic acid."

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