- Pronunciation: \ˈsō-dē-əm \ ˌē-tə-ˈdrō-ˌnāt\
- Type: Synthetic
- Other names: Etidronate disodium
What Is Sodium etidronate?
Sodium etidronate, also called etidronate disodium, inhibits calcification.
What Does Sodium etidronate Do in Our products?
Sodium etidronate is a chelating agent commonly used in household cleaning products. It is often found in bubble bath and a variety of other products as well. We use it in our dishwasher detergent.
Why Puracy Uses Sodium etidronate
Sodium etidronate is a chelating agent that helps prevent hard-water stains. Whole Foods has deemed the ingredient acceptable in cleaning product quality standards.
How Sodium etidronate Is Made
Manufacturing sodium etidronate often involves crystallizing a liquid mixture neutralized with sodium hydroxide and then drying the crystals. Alternatively, the mixture can be evaporated in a spray dryer.
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