Agent Name

(1-Hydroxyethylidene)bisphosphonic acid, sodium salt

CAS Number

29329-71-3

Formula

C2-H8-O7-P2.x-Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-Hydroxyethanediphosphonic acid, sodium salt; Hydroxyethylidene diphosphonic acid, sodium salt; Phosphonic acid, (1-hydroxyethylidene)bis-, sodium salt; Phosphonic acid, P,P'-(1-hydroxyethylidene)bis-, sodium salt (1:?); Phosphonic acid, (1-hydroxyethylidene)di-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Etidronic acid, sodium salt; [IUCLID] Sodium hydrogen (1-hydroxy-1-phosphonoethyl)phosphonate; Aquacid 1054 EX; HEDP-xNa; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Category

Phosphorus Compounds

Description

Solid; [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used mainly in laundry detergents; [IUCLID] Used to make ceramics, cement, washing-cleaning products, metal surface treatment products (including those for galvanizing and electroplating), paints-coatings-thinners, agrochemicals, in industrial water treatment, oilfield water systems, the textile and paper industries, water desalination systems, and in the generic formulation and production of a wide range of other products; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause serious eye injury; Harmful by ingestion; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] See "Phosphonic acid, P,P'-(1-hydroxyethylidene)bis-, potassium salt." See "Methylphosphonic acid."

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