Agent Name

Pentasodium pentetate

CAS Number

140-01-2

Formula

C14-H23-N3-O10.5Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(((Carboxymethyl)imino)bis(ethylenenitrilo))tetraacetic acid, pentasodium salt; Acetic acid, ((carboxymethylimino)bis(ethylenenitrilo))tetra-, pentasodium salt; Chel 330; Chelest P; Clewat DP 80; Detarex PY; Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid pentasodium salt; DTPA pentasodium salt; Glycine, N,N-bis(2-(bis(carboxymethyl)amino)ethyl)-, pentasodium salt; Hamp-ex 80; Kiresuto P; N,N-Bis(2-(bis(carboxymethyl)amino)ethyl)glycine, pentasodium salt; Pentasodium DTPA; Pentasodium diethylenetriaminepentaacetate; Perma Kleer 140; Plexene D; Sodium diethylenetriaminepentaacetate; Syntron C; Tetralon B; Trilon C; Versenex 80; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chelating Agents

Description

Aqueous solution: Pale yellow liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chelating agent and in cosmetics, food additives, adhesives, and in paper and paperboard production; [HSDB] Used in agricultural, photographic, oil field, metal refining, and textile processing industries; Also used in household, industrial, and institutional cleaners; [IUCLID]

Comments

Emergency treatment: Symptomatic drug parenteral exposure; [HSDB] Not irritating to rabbit skin or eyes; Not sensitizing in guinea pig maximization test; No evidence of mutagenicity; Teratogenic effects in rats at doses maternally toxic; [IUCLID] No information available on effects to reproduction or lactation; [REPROTOX] Irritating to eyes; [Fisher MSDS]

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