Nitrilotriacetic acid

Orders received during 11/25~11/29 will be shipped in 11/30/2020 due to Thanksgiving holiday.

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MedKoo CAT#: 558564

CAS#: 139-13-9

Description: Nitrilotriacetic acid is a chelating agent. It is also used as a complexing agent, metal masking agent.

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Nitrilotriacetic acid, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558564
Name: Nitrilotriacetic acid
CAS#: 139-13-9
Chemical Formula: C6H9NO6
Exact Mass: 191.04
Molecular Weight: 191.14
Elemental Analysis: C, 37.70; H, 4.75; N, 7.33; O, 50.22

Synonym: Nitrilotriacetic acid; Nitriloacetate; Nitrilotriacetate;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Glycine, N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C6H9NO6/c8-4(9)1-7(2-5(10)11)3-6(12)13/h1-3H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)(H,12,13)


Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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