Agent Name

Disodium calcium EDTA

CAS Number

62-33-9

Formula

C10-H12-Ca-N2-O8.2Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Calcium disodium ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid; Edetate calcium disodium (anhydrous); (Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid calcium disodium salt; Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-, calcium disodium salt; Adsorbonac; Antalin; Antallin; Calciate(2-), ((N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycinato))(4-)-N,N',O,O',O(N),O(N'))-, disodium, (OC-6-21)-; Calciate(2-), ((N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycinato))(4-)-N,N',O,O',ON,ON'), disodium, (OC-6-21)-; Calciate(2-), ((ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetato)-, disodium; Calciedetate de sodium; Calcioedetato sodico; Calcioedetato sodico [INN-Spanish]; Calcitetracemate disodium; Calcium EDTA; Calcium disodium (ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetate; Calcium disodium EDTA; Calcium disodium edathamil; Calcium disodium edetate; Calcium disodium ethylendiaminetetraacetate; Calcium disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Calcium disodium versenate; Calcium edetate de sodium; Calcium edetate de sodium [INN-French]; Calcium sodium EDTA; Calcium titriplex; Calcium-EDTA; Chelaton; Dinatrium calcium edeticum; Disodium ((ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetato)calciate; Disodium calcium ethylenediaminetetraacetate; Disodium monocalcium EDTA; EDTA calcium disodium salt; EDTA disodium calcium salt; Edathamil calcium disodium; Edetamin; Edetamine; Edetate calcium; Edetate calcium disodium; Edetato sodico calcico [DCIT]; Edetic acid calcium disodium salt; EDTA,calcium; EDTA,calcium disodium; EDTA-calcium sodium; Edtacal; Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid calcium disodium salt; Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid calcium disodium salt (1:1:2); Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, calcium disodium chelate; Ethylenediaminetetracetic acid calcium sodium salt (1:1:2); Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-, calcium sodium salt (1:1:2); Ledclair; Monocalcium disodium EDTA; Mosatil; Natrii calcii edetas [INN-Latin]; Rikelate calcium; Sodium (calciedetate de); Sodium calcium edetate; Sodium calciumedetate; Sormetal; Tetacin; Tetacin-calcium; Tetazine; Versene; Versene CA; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White odorless solid; Slightly hygroscopic; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antidote in metal poisoning, a sequestering agent in foods, an in vitro anticoagulant of blood, and an antigushing agent in beer; Also used in drugs, cosmetics, and other chemicals to sequester trace minerals and prevent oxidation and discoloration; [HSDB]

Comments

Accidental administration of five times the normal dose, infused over 24 hours, caused no adverse effects to a 16 month old child being treated for lead poisoning; Repeated large doses cause degeneration of the proximal tubular cells of the kidneys; See possible adverse effects to patient when used as an intravenous drug; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Edetic acid."

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

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