Tetrasodium EDTA: Chelating Agent
Tetrasodium EDTA is a chelating agent for body wash, shampoo, bubble bath or any surfactants.
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. Off-white powder, no odor. Easily soluble in cold water.
Is used as a 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 (EDTA will increase pH value)
Use: Typical concentration 0.1-0.5%
Applications: To stabilize and/or help preserve all kinds of cosmetic products like creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, makeup products, sunscreen products.
INCI: Tetrasodium EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tetrasodium salt tetrahydrate)
Animal Testing: Not animal tested