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Disodium EDTA

Our database includes 10105 products that contain Disodium EDTA.


Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives.

It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of edetic acid and is found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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Also known as: Disodium and Disodium Edetate

Disodium EDTA is a somewhat common cosmetic ingredient, with about 24.3% of the products in our database containing it.

Community Stats

396 people from our community have liked or disliked this ingredient.

Users who like it 💖

Often have the following skin types:

Oily Combination

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Seborrheic Dermatitis • Wrinkles • Redness • Oiliness

Users who dislike it 💔

Often have the following skin types:

Sensitive Dry

Usually have one or more of the following skin concerns:

Sensitivity • Dullness • Redness • Texture

Where it's used

Disodium EDTA is most often found as ingredient number 22 within an ingredient list.

These are the categories of products that use Disodium EDTA the most:

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 33604
  • INN Name: edetate disodium
  • EC #:  205-358-3
  • Ph. Eur. Name: natrii edetas
  • All Functions: Chelating, Viscosity Controlling
What is CosIng?

CosIng is the European Commission database for information on cosmetic substances and ingredients.

SkinSort uses CosIng to source some of it's data on ingredient names and functions.