Disodium Edetate BP




Chemical Formula C10H14N2Na2O8.2H2O
Molecular Weight 372.2 gms
Characteristics A white, crystalline powder; odourless.
Identification As per BP
Solubility Soluble in 11 parts of water; slightly soluble in ethanol(96%); practically insoluble in chloroform and in ether.
Acidity pH (5% w/v solution) 4.0 to 5.5
Clarity and colour of solution As per BP
Iron N.M.T. 80 Ppm
Heavy metals N.M.T. 20 Ppm
Assay 98.5% to 101.0%