Pentetic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Pentetic Acid Properties

Pentetic Acid

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Pentetic acid is a polyamino carboxylic acid consisting of a diethylenetriamine backbone with five carboxymethyl groups. It is mainly used for sequestering metal ions that otherwise decompose hydrogen peroxide, which is used to bleach pulp in paper making.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White crystalline solid
CAS Number 67-43-6
Density 1.56g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-652-8
HS Code 29224995
IUPAC Name 2-[Bis[2-[Bis(Carboxymethyl)Amino]Ethyl]Amino]Acetic Acid
InChI 1S/C14H23N3O10/c18-10(19)5-15(1-3-16(6-11(20)21)7-12(22)23)2-4-17(8-13(24)25)9-14(26)27/h1-9H2,(H,18,19)(H,20,21)(H,22,23)(H,24,25)(H,26,27)
Melting Point 220°C
Molar Mass 393.35 g/mol
Molecular Formula C14H23N3O10
RTECS Number MB8205000
Related Compounds EDTA;NTA
Solubility 5 g/l
Synonyms DTPA;H5DTPA;Pentetic Acid;Diethylenetriaminepentaacetic Acid;Diethylenetriamine-N,N,N',N'',N''-Pentaacetic Acid uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X