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60-00-4 - Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, ACS, 99.4+% - Edetic acid - EDTA - 11931 - Alfa Aesar

11931 Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, ACS, 99.4+%

CAS Number
60-00-4
Synonyms
Edetic acid
EDTA

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 30.10
500g 81.40
2.5kg 283.00
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Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, ACS, 99.4+%

MDL
MFCD00003541
EINECS
200-449-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C10H16N2O8
Formula Weight
292.24
Form
Powder
Melting point
ca 245° dec.
Solubility
Soluble in sodium hydroxide, sodium carbonate, ammonia solution, acid and common organic solvents. Slightly soluble in water.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble in dilute ammonium hydroxide 0.005%, Residue after ignition 0.2%, [(HOCOCH<sub>2</sub>)<sub>3</sub>N] 0.1%, Ca 0.001%, Heavy Metals (as Pb) 0.001%, Fe 0.005%, Mg 5ppm

Applications

Chelating agentEthylenediaminetetraacetic acid is used as a complexing agent for many cations. It prevents metal ion impurities and is used to remove excess iron from the body. It acts as a sequestering agent in cosmetic products.

Notes

Stable. Incompatible with copper, copper alloys, nickel, aluminum, strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Li, F.; Ji, Y.; Wang, S.; Li, S.; Chen, Y. Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid mediated synthesis of palladium nanowire networks and their enhanced electrocatalytic performance for the hydrazine oxidation reaction. Electrochim. Acta. 2015, 176, 125-129.

Zhao, S. L.; Shang, X. J.; Duo, L. A. Effects of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and ammonium sulfate on Pb and Cr distribution in Kochia scoparia from compost. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2015, 12 (2), 563-570.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Merck
14,3517
Beilstein
1716295
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AH4025000

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