What is EDTA Tetrasodium?

EDTA Tetrasodium is an industrial chemical made up of the elements carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sodium, and oxygen. It has the appearance of a white solid. It is highly soluble in water. EDTA Tetrasodium is also known as EDTA Tetrasodium Salt and its chemical formula is C10H12N2Na4O8.

This chemical has many industrial uses but it is most popularly used in the cosmetics industry.

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EDTA Tetrasodium Uses

EDTA Tetrasodium is an extremely useful chemical. It is a special use chemical that is most commonly used in the cosmetics industry. Its uses are:

  • EDTA Tetrasodium is most popularly used for making cosmetic additives.
  • It is widely used in the production of dyeing auxiliaries.
  • It is used as a source of the chelating agent EDTA4-.
  • It is used fir the commercial production of ethylenediamine tetra acetic acid through the intermediacy of Tetrasodium EDTA.
  • It is also most widely used in hair and skin care products.
  • It has been used to help in the formulation of a removal product for rust.
  • It is also used as a corrosion inhibitor for the prevention of corrosion.
  • It is used for the removal of scales from metal surfaces such as of ferrous metals, copper, brass, and others.
  • It is widely used in the medicine field in the chelation therapy such as for treating mercury and lead poisoning.
  • In the pulp and paper industry it inhibits the ability of metal ions to of catalysing the disproportionation of hydrogen peroxide.
  • It is used as a food preservative or stabiliser to prevent catalytic oxidative de-coloration.
  • It is used in cleaning solutions, soaps, and detergents etc.
  • It is also used in the cement industry for determining he free lime and free magnesia in cement.
  • It is also used in the manufacturing of plasticisers.
  • In its reaction with fatty acids or carboxylic acids by esterification reaction, synthetic lubricating esters with reduced ability for oxidation and hydrolysis, compared to natural esters, can be produced.

Is EDTA Tetrasodium Safe?

EDTA Tetrasodium is generally considered unsafe because the chemical is toxic. Exposure to this chemical can have acute health effects. According to the MSDS of EDTA Tetrasodium, it may cause serious eye damage or irritation, skin irritation, and can be harmful if swallowed. Proper storage and disposal of EDTA Tetrasodium needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

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How is EDTA Tetrasodium Made?

Industrially, EDTA Tetrasodium is made by the neutralization of ethylenediamine tetra acetic acid with four equivalents of sodium hydroxide.

Where to Buy EDTA Tetrasodium in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of EDTA Tetrasodium in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of EDTA Tetrasodium, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.


If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy EDTA Tetrasodium on our website or contact us for further details.

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Which Countries Manufacture EDTA Tetrasodium in Bulk?

The consumption of EDTA Tetrasodium has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of EDTA Tetrasodium are:

  • China
  • United States of America
  • Germany
  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • India

How is EDTA Tetrasodium Exported?

EDTA Tetrasodium is shipped in:

  • PP/PE bag with 25 kg weight capacity per bag
  • PP/PE bag with 50 kg weight capacity per bag
  • Paper Kraft bag with 25 kg weight capacity per bag

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What is the Latest EDTA Tetrasodium Price?

As EDTA Tetrasodium is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics, and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of EDTA Tetrasodium, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

Where to Buy EDTA Tetrasodium?

Here at Camachem we have EDTA Tetrasodium for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.