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A10926 Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
67-43-6
Synonyms
DTPA
Pentetic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10926-30 250g 36.40
A10926-0B 1000g 75.80
A10926-0I 5000g 302.00
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Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00004289
EINECS
200-652-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C14H23N3O10
Formula Weight
393.35
Melting point
ca 220° dec.
Density
1.56
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and alkali.

Applications

Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid is used as chelating agent and forms complexes with metal ions. It finds application as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrasting agent, since it improves the image by forming a complex with a gadolinium ion. It can also be used for treatment of radioactive materials such as plutonium, americium and other actinides. It is an active component of manganese and zinc fertilizers used in agrochemical industry. It acts as a color inhibitor and is used in the production of acrylon. It is also used in soaps as a water softener.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Chelating agent.

Fitzsimmons, J.; Jay, M. Preparative-scale separation of ethyl esters of diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid by flash chromatography. J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem. 2015, 305 (1), 329-336.

Bhatt, R.; Sreedhar, B.; Padmaja, P. Adsorption of chromium from aqueous solutions using crosslinked chitosan-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 2015, 74, 458-466.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7125
Beilstein
1810219
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MB8205000

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