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Disodium EDTA

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Disodium N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycine); (Ethylenedinitrilo)-tetraacetic acid disodium salt; Cheladrate; Chelaplex III; Chelaton 3; Chelaton III; Chelest 200; Chelest B; Clewat N; Complexon III; DR-16133; Dinatrium ethylendiamintetraacetat [Czech]; Diso-Tate; Disodium (ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetate; Disodium (ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid; Disodium diacid ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Disodium dihydrogen ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Disodium dihydrogen(ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetate; Disodium edathamil; Disodium edetate; Disodium EDTA, anhydrous; Disodium ethylenediamine-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetate; Disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid; Disodium salt of EDTA; Disodium sequestrene; Disodium tetracemate; Disodium versenate; Disodium versene; Dotite 2NA; E.D.T.A. disodique [French]; EDTA disodium; EDTA disodium salt; Edathamil disodium; Edetate disodium; Edetate sodium; Edetic acid disodium salt; Endrate disodium; Ethylenebis(iminodiacetic acid) disodium salt; Ethylenediaminetetraacetate, disodium salt; Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt; Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, disodium salt; F 1; F 1 (VAN); F 1 (complexon); Kiresuto B; Komplexon III; Mavacid ED 4; Metaquest B; N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycine) disodium salt; Perma Kleer 50 Crystals disodium salt; Perma Kleer Di Crystals; Selekton B 2; Sequestrene sodium 2; Sodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Sodium versenate; Tetracemate disodium; Titriplex III; Trilon BD; Triplex III; Veresene disodium salt; Versene NA; Versene Na2; Versonol 120; Zonon D; Ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid, disodium salt; Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-, disodium salt; Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-, sodium salt (1:2); Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-, disodium salt; [ChemIDplus]


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White odorless solid; [JECFA] White odorless crystals; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS]


Formerly registered in the US for use as a disinfectant and component of contact lens solutions; [NPIRS] Used as a preservative, color retention agent, antioxidant, flavoring agent for foods, anticoagulant for blood collection, and chelating agent in personal care products; Also used in the pulp and paper industry, in laboratory titrimetric analysis of metals, and as a therapeutic chelating agent; [Merck Index] Used in the agricultural, chemical, paper-pulp-board, textile processing, detergent, and cosmetics industries; Used as a cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, coloring agent, complexing agent, stabilizer, and micro-nutrient; [IUCLID]


Causes convulsions in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes other changes of the liver and kidney in 30-day intermittent oral studies of rabbits; [RTECS] Acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0-2.5 mg/kg; [JECFA] A mild irritant; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS] See "Edetic acid."

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