Caflon® GLDA NA4

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Drum  (551 lbs)

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Caflon® GLDA Na4 is a liquid biodegradable chelating agent widely used in various industries, including water treatment, detergents, and personal care products. This tetrasodium salt of the aminopolycarboxylic acid GLDA is highly soluble in water and exhibits excellent chelating properties, making it an effective alternative to phosphates and other environmentally concerning chelants. GLDA - Na4 is particularly useful in applications that require efficient sequestration of hard water ions like calcium and magnesium, preventing scale formation and enhancing cleaning performance.
Product No. 16215442
Supplier Caflon Branded Chelates
CAS 51981-21-6,1310-73-2,7732-18-5
Synonyms GLDA, GLDA - Na4, Glutamic Acid Diacetate, Tetrasodium Salt, Glutamic Acid, N, N - Diacetic Acid, Tetrasodium Salt, L - Glutamic Acid, N, N - Di (Acetic Acid), Tetrasodium Salt, L - Glutamic Acid, N, N - Diacetic Acid, Tetrasodium Salt, N, N - Bis (Carboxymethyl) - L - Glutamic Acid, Tetrasodium Salt, N, N - Bis (Carboxymethyl) Glutamate, Tetrasodium Salt, Tetrasodium Dicarboxymethyl Glutamate, Tetrasodium GLDA, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Tetrasodium N, N - Dicarboxymethyl - L - Glutamate
Applications Skin Care, Cleansing, Home Care, Industrial Cleaning Descaling, Water Treatment
Characteristics Water soluble solution, Very soluble in water (Greater than 50% at 20°C), Stable between pH 2-13 at room temperature, Readily biodegradable
  • Excellent chelating ability for hard water ions like Ca2+ and Mg2+
  • Enhances cleaning performance and prevents scale formation
  • Biodegradable and environmentally friendly alternative to phosphates
  • High solubility in water for easy formulation
  • Stable over a wide pH range
  • Compatible with anionic/nonionic/cationic surfactants
  • Prevents metal ion catalyzed reactions and rancidity
  • Effective over a broad temperature range
  • Low toxicity and skin/eye irritation potential


Product Details

Prohibited Uses
For intended use only
Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate

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