EDTA, disodium salt
- (Ethylenedinitrilo)tetraacetic acid disodium salt
- Disodium dihydrogen ethylenediaminetetraacetate
- N,N'-1,2-Ethanediylbis[N-(carboxymethyl)glycine], disodium salt, dihydrate
Odorless, white crystals
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Decomposition point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed in a cool place in a tightly closed container.
Containers of this material may be hazardous when emptied. Since emptied containers retain product residues (vapor, liquid, and/or solid), all hazard precautions given in the data sheet must be observed.
Safety goggles, chemical resistant gloves such as neoprene, protective clothings.
If overexposure has been determined or documented, a NIOSH/MSHA jointly approved air supplied respirator is advised in absence of proper environmental control. OSHA regulations also permit other NIOSH/MSHA respirators under specified conditions.
Small Spill - Sweep up material for disposal or recovery. Large Spill - Persons not wearing protective equipment should be excluded from area of spill until clean-up has been completed. Shovel material into containers. Thoroughly sweep area of spill to clean up any residual material. Do not flush into sewers. Material should be placed in a container for recovery or transfer to a disposal facility.
Keep away from oxidizing agents.
Ammonia, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides.
Extinguish fire using regular foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece operated in the positive pressure demand mode with appropriate turn-out gear and chemical resistant personal protective equipment.
Dust can form explosive mixtures in air.
Swallowing small amounts of this material during normal handling is not likely to cause harmful effects. Swallowing large amounts may be harmful.
Can cause skin irritation. Symptoms may include redness and burning of skin, and other skin damage.
May cause mild eye irritation. Symptoms include stinging, tearing, and redness.
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Seek immediate medical attention; keep person warm and quiet. If person is not breathing, begin artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen.
Remove contaminated clothing. Flush exposed area with large amounts of water. If skin is damaged, seek immediate medical attention. If skin is not damaged and symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water while holding eyelids apart. If symptoms persist or there is any visual difficulty, seek medical attention.