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E6760 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid ferric sodium salt

suitable for plant cell culture, BioReagent, crystalline

Synonym: EDTA iron(III) sodium salt, Edathamil, Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid iron(III) sodium salt, Komplexon II



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Quality Level   200
grade   for molecular biology
product line   BioReagent
form   crystalline
application(s)   cell culture | plant: suitable
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Na+].[Fe+3].[O-]C(=O)CN(CCN(CC([O-])=O)CC([O-])=O)CC([O-])=O
InChI   1S/C10H16N2O8.Fe.Na/c13-7(14)3-11(4-8(15)16)1-2-12(5-9(17)18)6-10(19)20;;/h1-6H2,(H,13,14)(H,15,16)(H,17,18)(H,19,20);;/q;+3;+1/p-4



Used to eliminate enzyme inhibition by traces of heavy metals, and to inhibit enzymes that require divalent cations as cofactors. Iron-EDTA enhances damage due to reactive oxygen species, such as depletion of reduced glutathione, formation of methemoglobin, and lipid peroxidation.


100, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Chelates divalent cations.

Legal Information

Komplexon is a trademark of CU Chemie Uetikon AG

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable


Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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How canE6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt, be dissolved?
The product E6760 had a solubility assay conducted using 50mg/mL of water, yielding a clear to slightly hazy yellow to brown solution.
What is the difference between Product E6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt,and Product EDFS?
The E6760 has been plant cell culture tested.
What is the iron content of Product E6760, EDTA iron(III) sodium salt?
Essentially all of the iron is chelated in this product. E6760 has an iron content assay as part of its specification with an iron content of 13.7-18.7%. The theoretical iron content is 15.2%, so there is little if any free iron in this product.The EDTA and iron in E6760 are present in a 1:1 molar ratio. The exact iron content is lot specific and is stated on the Certificate of Analysis for each lot.
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