Disodium EDTA

Disodium EDTA, a salt of the chelating agent ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA), binds to and inactivates metal ions to prevent the deterioration of cosmetics and personal care products 1. According to the Cosmetic Ingredients Review (an independent committee established by the Personal Care Products Council, an industry trade association that thoroughly reviews and assesses the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), disodium EDTA is safe to use in the amounts present in our products 2.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook. Washington, D.C.: The Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, 2006.