tetrasodium glutamate diacetate

Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is a safe synthetic chelating agent with natural origins. Used in amounts up to 1% to boost the effectiveness of preservatives, allowing for the use of lower amounts than is typical without compromising effectiveness.

References for this information:

https://www.cir-safety.org/sites/default/files/Amino%20Acid%20Diacetates.pdf
Huan Jing Ke Xue, August 2020, pages 3862-3869
SOFW Journal, February 2014

See tetrasodium EDTA chelating agent

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