Product Description

  • IBI 0.5M EDTA solution (pH 8.0) is ideal for biochemistry and molecular biology applications requiring a chelator of divalent metal ions.
  • Ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid (EDTA) solution can be used to elucidate the role of antigen retrieval in immunostaining of ethanol fixed smears.
  • For Research Use Only - Not For Human Consumption.

Physical Specifications:

  • CAS#: 6381-92-6
  • Molecular Formula: C10H14N2O8Na2 x 2H2O (Active Ingredient)
  • Molecular Weight: 292.25 (Active Ingredient)
  • Appearance: Colorless to slightly yellow haze-free liquid
  • Purity (EDTA Component, dry basic): Min. >99.0%
  • pH @ 25°C: Min. 7.9 - Max. 8.1
  • Abs. 280-600nm (Undiluted): Max. <0.10%
  • Heavy Metals:  Max. <0.005%
  • Insolubles: Max. <0.01%
  • A 0.5M aqueous solution of a Molecular Biology Certified Grade EDTA pH adjusted to 8.0

Molecular Biology Specifications:

  • DNase Assay: None Detected
  • RNase Assay: None Detected
  • Protease Assay: None Detected

Storage: Store at room temperature. Protect from moisture.

Warning: Irritant. Causes irritation to eyes, skin and mucous membranes. Avoid breathing dust. Do not take internally. Wash thoroughly after handling. See Material Safety Data Sheet for additional information.


Please Note: This item is manufactured for laboratory research only and will not be shipped to other types of commercial or residential addresses.


Manufacturer IBI Scientific
Item Ships From Iowa

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