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SYNONYMS(OC-6-21)-DISODIUM[[N,N'-1,2-ETHANEDIYLBIS[N-(CARBOXYMETHYL)GLYCINATO]](4-)-N,N',O,O',ON,ON']CALCIATE(2-), CALCIATE(2), [[N,N 1,2ETHANEDIYLBIS[N(CARBOXYMETHYL)GLYCINATO]](4)N,N ,O,O ,ON,ON ], DISODIUM, (OC621), CALCIATE(2-), [[N,N'-1,2-ETHANEDIYLBIS[N-[(CARBOXY-.KAPPA.O)METHYL]GLYCINATO-.KAPPA.N,.KAPPA.O]](4-)]-, DISODIUM, (OC-6-21)-, CALCIUM DISODIUM EDTA, CALCIUM DISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINE TETRAACETIC ACID, CALCIUM DISODIUM ETHYLENEDIAMINETETRAACETATE, EDETATE CALCIUM DISODIUM, EDETIC ACID CALCIUM DISODIUM SALT, and SODIUM CALCIUM EDETATE
This ingredient is not currently on EWG's Restricted or Unacceptable Lists.
Calcium Disodium EDTA is a substituted diamine.
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LOWAllergies & Immunotoxicity
LOWDevelopmental and Reproductive Toxicity
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|Safety assessment was based on related chemical||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|23796 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical||NLM PubMed|
|Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - any||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|Not suspected to be an environmental toxin||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmful||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
Persistence and bioaccumulation
|Not suspected to be bioaccumulative||Environment Canada Domestic Substance List|
- CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
- NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.
- FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
- EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
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