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Substance Name: Edetic acid [INN:BAN:NF]
RN: 60-00-4
UNII: 9G34HU7RV0
InChIKey: KCXVZYZYPLLWCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A chelating agent that sequesters a variety of polyvalent cations such as CALCIUM. It is used in pharmaceutical manufacturing and as a food additive.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H16-N2-O8

Molecular Weight

  • 292.242
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Anticoagulants
  • Calcium Chelating Agents
  • Chelating Agents
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Food Additives
  • Hematologic Agents
  • Mutation Data
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Chelating Agent)
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Sequestering Agents

Superlist Classification Code

  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 5000 lb

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Edetic acid
  • Edetic acid [INN:BAN:NF]
  • EDTA
  • Ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid
  • Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-
  • N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycine)

MeSH Heading

  • Edetic acid

Synonyms

  • (Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid
  • 3,6-Diazaoctanedioic acid, 3,6-bis(carboxymethyl)-
  • 4-04-00-02449 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • Acetic acid, 2,2',2'',2'''-(1,2-ethanediyldinitrilo)tetrakis-
  • Acide edetique
  • Acide edetique [INN-French]
  • Acide ethylenediaminetetracetique
  • Acide ethylenediaminetetracetique [French]
  • Acido edetico
  • Acido edetico [INN-Spanish]
  • Acidum edeticum
  • Acidum edeticum [INN-Latin]
  • AI3-17181
  • BRN 1716295
  • Caswell No. 438
  • CCRIS 946
  • Celon A
  • Celon ATH
  • Cheelox
  • Cheelox BF acid
  • Chelest 3A
  • Chemcolox 340
  • Clewat TAA
  • Complexon II
  • Dissolvine E
  • EC 200-449-4
  • Edathamil
  • Edetic acid
  • EDTA
  • EDTA (chelating agent)
  • EDTA acid
  • EINECS 200-449-4
  • Endrate
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 039101
  • Ethylenebis(iminodiacetic acid)
  • Ethylenebisiminodiacetic acid
  • Ethylenediamine-N,N,N',N'-tetraacetic acid
  • Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
  • Gluma cleanser
  • Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-
  • Hamp-ene acid
  • Havidote
  • HSDB 809
  • ICRF 185
  • Komplexon II
  • Kyselina ethylendiamintetraoctova
  • Kyselina ethylendiamintetraoctova [Czech]
  • Metaquest A
  • N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)glycine)
  • Nervanaid B acid
  • Nullapon B acid
  • Nullapon BF acid
  • Perma kleer 50 acid
  • Quastal Special
  • Questex 4H
  • SEQ 100
  • Sequestrene AA
  • Sequestric acid
  • Sequestrol
  • Tetrine acid
  • Titriplex
  • Titriplex II
  • Trilon BS
  • Trilon BW
  • UNII-9G34HU7RV0
  • Universne acid
  • Versene
  • Versene acid
  • Vinkeil 100
  • Warkeelate acid
  • YD 30

Systematic Names

  • Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-
  • Edetic acid
  • Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
  • Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-

Superlist Names

  • Acetic acid, (ethylenedinitrilo)tetra-
  • EDTA
  • Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
  • Glycine, N,N'-1,2-ethanediylbis(N-(carboxymethyl)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 60-00-4

FDA UNII

  • 9G34HU7RV0

Other Registry Numbers

  • 13440-78-3
  • 1586747-13-8
  • 161122-33-4
  • 1799367-75-1
  • 20539-27-9
  • 26627-46-3
  • 30485-87-1
  • 30485-88-2
  • 30485-90-6
  • 32757-10-1
  • 402925-67-1
  • 675141-16-9
  • 94108-75-5

Related Registry Numbers

  • 10058-42-1 (iron(3+) salt)
  • 139-33-3 (di-hydrochloride salt)
  • 17421-79-3 (mono-hydrochloride salt)
  • 2001-94-7 (di-potassium salt)
  • 24669-13-4 (chromium salt)
  • 53404-51-6 (mono-potassium salt)
  • 6381-92-6 (di-hydrochloride salt, di-hydrate)
  • 7379-27-3 (potassium salt)
  • 7379-28-4 (hydrochloride salt)
  • 76353-66-7 (calcium,hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000060004

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H16N2O8/c13-7(14)3-11(4-8(15)16)1-2-12(5-9(17)18)6-10(19)20/h1-6H2,(H,13,14)(H,15,16)(H,17,18)(H,19,20)

InChIKey

KCXVZYZYPLLWCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

N(CCN(CC(O)=O)CC(O)=O)(CC(O)=O)CC(O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 250mg/kg (250mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD691-490,
mouse LD50 intravenous 28500ug/kg (28.5mg/kg)   Japanese Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 63, Pg. 187, 1993.
mouse LD50 oral 30mg/kg (30mg/kg)   Food and Chemical Toxicology. Vol. 29, Pg. 845, 1991.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 397mg/kg (397mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Arhiv za Higijenu Rada i Toksikologiju. Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 13, Pg. 295, 1962.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 245 dec deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 0.26 (none)   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -3.860 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1000 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 4.98E-13 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.17E-23 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.82E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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