Agent Name

Sodium feredetate

Alternative Name

Sodium ferric EDTA

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Major Category



(Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid, monosodium iron salt; Calmosine; Edathamil monosodium ferric salt; Feredato sodico [INN-Spanish]; Feredetate de sodium [INN-French]; Ferisan; Ferric sodium EDTA; Ferric sodium edetate; Ferric sodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Iron chelate of the monosodium salt of (ethylenedinitrilo) tetraacetic acid; Iron sodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate (1:1:1); Monosodium ferric EDTA; Natrii feredetas [INN-Latin]; Natrium-(ethylendiamintetraacetato)ferrat(II); Natrium-Eisen(III)-ethylendiamintetraacetat; Natrium-eisen(III)-edetat; Sequestrene Na Fe iron chelate; Sequestrene NaFe; Sodium ((ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetatato)ferrate(III); Sodium ((ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetato)ferrate(1-); Sodium (N,N,N',N'-ethylenediaminetetraacetato)ferrate(1-); Sodium Iron EDTA; Sodium ferric EDTA; Sodium ferric ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Sodium iron(III) ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Sodium ironedetate; Sytron; Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-, sodium salt, iron complex; Ferrate(1-), ((N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-((carboxy-kappaO)methyl)glycinato-kappaN,kappaO))(4-))-, sodium (1:1), (OC-6-21)-; Ferrate(1-), ((N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-((carboxy-kappaO)methyl)glycinato-kappaN,kappaO))(4-))-, sodium, (OC-6-21)-; Ferrate(1-), ((N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycinato))(4-)-N,N',O,O',ON,ON')-, sodium, (OC-6-21)- (9CI); Ferrate(1-), ((ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetato)-, sodium (8CI); [ChemIDplus] (OC-6-21)-[[N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis[N-[(carboxy-kappaO)methyl]glycinato-kappaN,kappaO]](4-)]-ferrate(1-) sodium (1:1); (Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid sodium salt iron complex; Ferric monosodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Edetic acid sodium iron salt; Sodium iron edetate; NaFeEDTA; Ferrostrane; Ferrostrene; Sybron; Ferrazone; [Merck Index] Ferric (III) EDTA Complex; [Reference #1] Ethylenediaminetetraacetic, iron (III), monosodium salt; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]


Organic Acids, Metal Salts


Light yellow solid; [JECFA] Yellowish-brown odorless powder; Insoluble in water;


Used as a source of iron in foods and supplements; [Merck Index] 6% active ingredient in a pelleted bait used as a molluscicide for agricultural, nursery, greenhouse, turf, and residential applications; Also used as a micronutrient in agriculture and catalyst in the chemical industry; [Reference #1] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]


Causes changes in liver weight and changes in iron in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An eye irritant; Not a skin sensitizer; Has demonstrated little or no toxic effects; [Reference #1] Safe when used as a nutritional supplement in supervised food fortification programs; [JECFA] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Edetic acid."

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LC50 (rat) > 2,050 mg/m3/4hr

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