INCI:Tetrasodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tetrasodium salt)
Composition:Tetrasodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tetrasodium salt)
Purity Grade:No purity grade applicable
Appearance:Off-white powder, no odor
Storage:Store in a closed container at a dry place at room temperature
Country of Origin:China
Raw Material Source:Ethylenediamine, formaldehyde, and sodium cyanide
Manufacture:EDTA is manufactured synthetically from ethylenediamine together with formaldehyde, and sodium cyanide yielding the sodium salt which is subsequently converted to an acid.
Animal Testing:Not animal tested
GMO:GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)
Vegan:Does not contain animal-derived components
Chelating agent able to bind metal ions (e.g. sodium, calcium, magnesium, zinc and many more). Widely used in the cosmetic industry for various purposes. Tetrahydrated form.
- Co-preservative that enhances efficacy of preservatives and other antibacterial agents
- Stabilizes emulsions, surfactants and foam-builders
- Enhances antioxidant effects of natural antioxidants as e.g. vitamin C and E
- Stabilizes the pH value
Typical concentration 0.1-0.5% (Note: EDTA increases pH value!). For external use only.
To stabilize and/or help preserve all kinds of cosmetic products like creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, makeup products, sunscreen products.