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Sigma-Aldrich

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (KT)

Synonym(s):
(Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid, EDTA, Edathamil, Ethylenedinitrilotetraacetic acid
Linear Formula:
(HO2CCH2)2NCH2CH2N(CH2CO2H)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
292.24
Beilstein:
1716295
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39030907
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (KT)

form

powder

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

mp

250 °C (dec.) (lit.)

solubility

0.1 M NaOH: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤100 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤10 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤50 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤500 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

0.1 M in 1 M NaOH

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤1.00
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.05

SMILES string

OC(=O)CN(CCN(CC(O)=O)CC(O)=O)CC(O)=O

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)

InChI key

KCXVZYZYPLLWCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) is a hexadentate ligand and chelating agent with the ability to sequester divalent cations such as calcium and cesium. EDTA is used in a wide range of applications where the sequestration of divalent cations is required or useful. EDTA is used in the study of artificial restriction DNA cutters.

Other Notes

Determination of anions and metal cations by single-column chromatography with EDTA as eluent using conductivity and UV detection ; Buffer component in DNA digest analysis with capillary electrophoresis

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Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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