The strongest, most versatile, and widely used chelant for controlling metal ions over a broad pH range in aqueous systems, it will not chelate monovalent metal ions such as sodium or potassium, but will chelate most multivalent metal ions. Scale dissolver for cooling tower cleaning.


FormsColorless to yellow

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Metal working
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Plastics and polymers
  • Water treatment
  • Cleaning products
  • Oil and Gas
  • Textile handling
  • Agricultural
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Beverage


  • Pharma
  • Cleaning
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Agrobusiness

Synonyms: Tetrasodium ethylenediamine tetraacetate, Sodium hydroxyacetate, Sodium hydroxide, Trisodium nitrilotriacetate

CAS Number: 64-02-8, 2836-32-0, 1310-73-2, 5064-31-3