This product serves as a versatile chelating agent with a wide range of applications. It spans various technology categories, including pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, as excipients, emulsifiers, and stabilizers. It is also integral to the food ingredients sector, where it contributes functional additives and color additives. Moreover, it plays a significant role in cosmetic ingredients as stabilizers.

Supplied By: Nouryon

Product Code: P01028

Regional Availability: Canada

INCI Name: Disodium EDTA

Chemical Name: Calcium Disodium EDTA, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid, Disodium, Dihydrate

Functions: Chelating Agent, Chelating Agent, Preservative, Stabilizer, Stabilizer

CAS Number: 6381-92-6

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    Identification & Functionality

    INCI Name
    Ingredient Name
    Supplied By
    Animal Feed & Nutrition Functions
    Cosmetic Ingredients Functions
    Pharma & Nutraceuticals Functions
    Molecular formula
    EDTA - Na₂H₂.2H₂O
    CAS No.
    6381-92-6
    Ingredients
    Disodium EDTA
    EC No.
    680-249-5
    Food Additive Number
    E 382, INS 382
    Chemical Structure

    Chemical Name: Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, disodium salt

     

    Features & Benefits

    Animal Feed & Nutrition Features
    Food Ingredients Features

    Applications & Uses

    Recommended Applications
    • In the food industry to promote color and flavor retention.
    • In pharma and cosmetics as a stabilizer.

    Properties

    Physical Form
    Solubility
    Appearance
    Free flowing white crystalline
    Summary of specifications for Dissolvine® Na2-P

    An overview of the valid specifications for Dissolvine® Na2-P according to the following monographs:

    • European Pharmacopeia (Ph.Eur.), 2017 edition
    • United States Pharmacopeia (USP), 43, NF38
    • Japanese Pharmacopeia (JP), 14th edition
    • Chinese Pharmacopeia (PhC), 2020 edition
    • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC), 12th edition
    • American Chemical Society (ACS), 9th edition

    In the last column the overall specification of the product, based on the most stringent legislations, is given

    Spec item EP USP JP PhC FCC ACS Overall spec
    Assay as dihydrate 98.5-101.0 %   99.0-101.0 %   99.0-101.0 % 99.0-101.0 % 99.0-101.0 %

    Assay on anhydrous basis

      99.0-101.0 %   99.0% min.     99.0-101.0 %
    Identification -IR
    -test on Ca
    -test on EDTA
    -test on Na
    -IR
    -test on EDTA
    -test on Na
    -IR
    -test on EDTA
    -test on Na
    -IR
    -test on EDTA
    -test on Na
    -IR
    -test on Na
    -test on EDTA
      passes tests
    pH (5%) 4.0-5.5 4.0-6.0   4.0-5.0   4.0-6.0 (25°C) 4.0-5.5
    pH (1%)     4.3 – 4.7   4.3 - 4.7   4.3 – 4.7
    Heavy metals (as Pb) 20 ppm max 0.005 % max 10 ppm max 0.001% max   0.005 % max 10 ppm max
    NTA-acid 0.1 % max 0.1 % max   0.1 % max 0.1 % max   0.1 % max

    Residue on ignition

        37.0-39.0 %       37.0-39.0 %
    Appearance of 5% solution clear & colorless   clear & colorless clear & colorless     clear & colorless
    Loss on drying   8.7-11.4 %   8.7-11.4 %     8.7-11.4 %
    Calcium   passes test     passes test   passes test
    Chloride       0.004% max     0.004% max
    Cyanide     passes test       passes test
    Iron 80 ppm max     0.002% max   0.01 % max 80 ppm max
    Arsenic     2 ppm max       1 ppm max*)
    Lead         10 ppm max   2 ppm max*)
    Insolubles           0.005 % max 0.005 % max

    *) The specifications are stricter than then could be expected based on the above-mentioned monographs. The reason is that these stricter specifications are from the Thai
    FDA regulations

    Regulatory & Compliance

    Safety & Health

    Environmental Aspects
    • Inherently biodegradable.
    • Rapid biodegradation can be obtained under slightly alkaline conditions.
    • COD: approx. 630 mg/g

    Packaging & Availability

    Packaging Type
    Regional Availability
    • Canada

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Conditions
    • Store in original packing at a dry place.
    • Opened bags must be closed again properly.
    • It is advised to re-test the material after three years of storage