EDTA Disodium versus EDTA Calcium Disodium

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23 Nov, 2010 11:37 AM

What are the differences between EDTA Disodium and EDTA Calcium Disodium? The product pages look identical except for the name and pricing.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by James Coffey on 23 Nov, 2010 08:21 PM

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    The difference between EDTA Disodium and EDTA Calcium Disodium is Calcium. There are advantages and disadvantages with including Calcium with the EDTA.

    Calcium Advantages:
    1) Increased pH buffering
    2) Higher pH
    3) Higher solubility
    4) Higher systemic bio-availability
    5) Decreased side-effects: nausea, loose stools, diarrhea
    6) Less expensive
    7) Greater availability

    Calcium Disadvantages:
    1) Lower potency: 91% EDTA, 9% Calcium by weight
    2) Lower Calcium chelation efficiency

    Thanks for asking!

    Timothy McNulty
    PureBulk, Inc.
    1640 Austin Rd
    Roseburg, OR 97471

    T: 541-572-2393
    C: 541-260-2116
    F: 213-226-4677
    email: [email blocked]
    website: http://purebulk.com

  2. James Coffey closed this discussion on 20 Apr, 2011 04:26 PM.

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