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EDTA Chemical Compounds

  • EDTA:-

Ethylenediamine Tetra acetic Acid is a Sequestering / Chelating Agent. EDTA is a synthetic amino acid. It is widely known as EDTA. It is a white powder. EDTA Acid is insoluble in water. It is also named as Ethylenediamine Tetra acetate. EDTA is a chelating agent used to prevent Undesirable effects of metal ions in a number of different end-uses. It is widely used to dissolve Metallic Impurities. A chelating agent (also called complexing or sequestering agent) is a compound which forms stable complexes with metal ions.

There are various Salts / Derivatives of EDTA.


Principle Uses of EDTA:

  • Pharmaceutical

  • Metal Plating

  • Cosmetics, Soaps & Detergents.

  • Water Treatment

  •  Photography

  • Textiles

  • Agriculture as a Micronutrient for Plant Growth

  • Laboratory Reagent

  • Food & Beverages

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