14 Metal Chelates



Metal Chelate

  • Product code
    D022  DTPA
  • CAS No.
  • Chemical name
    Diethylenetriamine-N,N,N',N'',N''-pentaacetic acid
  • MW
Unit size Price Item Code
5 g $64.00 D022-10
25 g $193.00 D022-12


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The stability constant of the DTPA-metal complex is the second highest, next only to the CyDTA-metal complex. DTPA is a free acid that has low solubility in water. DTPA is useful as a strong masking reagent. It is also used for the extraction of metal ions such as Al, Fe, Ma, Zn, Cu, Cd, and Ni from soil at pH 5.3.

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Open References

1. R. Pribil, et al., Determination of Rare Earths in the Presence of Phosphate. Chem Anal. 1967;56:23-24.
2. J. Kinnunen, et al., Rapid Determination of the Rare Earths in Phosphate Rock. Chem Anal. 1967;56:24-25.
3. J. Kinnunen, et al., Determination of Rare Earths in Phosphate Rock by Atomic Absorption Flame Photometry. Chem Anal. 1967;56:25-27.
4. W. A. Norvell, Comparison of Chelating Agents as Extractants for Metals in Diverse Soil Materials. Soil Sci Soc Am J. 1984;48:1285-1292.

Handling and storage condition

Purity (Titration): ≧ 99.0 %
Appearance: White powder
Solubility in NaOH solution: To pass test (clear, colorless)
Sulfated ash: ≦ 0.20 %
Lead (Pb): ≦ 0.001 %
Iron (Fe): ≦ 0.001 %
Handling and storage condition
Ambient temperature

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