Agent Name

Zinc (2+) NTA

CAS Number

53113-57-8

Formula

C6-H6-N-O6-Zn.H

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zincate(1-), (N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)glycinato(3-)-N,O,O',O'')-, hydrogen, (T-4)-; Hydrogen (N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)glycinato(3-)-N,O,O',O'')zincate(1-); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Sources/Uses

Used in the fertilizer industry; [HSDB]

Comments

"There is inadequate evidence in humans for the carcinogenicity of nitrilotriacetic acid and its salts." [IARC] NTA complexes of mercury, cadmium, and nickel degrade more slowly than complexes of lead, zinc, and iron; Undegraded NTA may accumulate in the environment; [HSDB] See "Zinc."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

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