EDTA Tetrasodium, also known as Tetrasodium Ethylenediaminetetraacetate, is a synthetic compound with the chemical formula Na4EDTA. It is the tetrasodium salt of EDTA and is a white, odorless, water-soluble powder.EDTA Tetrasodium is primarily used as a chelating agent, particularly in the food and beverage industry. It is used to sequester metal ions, particularly calcium and magnesium ions, in order to improve the stability, appearance, and taste of food and beverages. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry as a stabilizer for drugs that contain metal ions.
EDTA Tetrasodium is used in various other applications, such as in the textile industry as a color-fading inhibitor, in the agriculture industry as a micronutrient fertilizer, and in the cosmetics industry as a preservative.