What does tetrasodium glutamate diacetate do?

We use tetrasodium glutamate diacetate as a rinsing aid in several of our products because it temporarily reduces the surface tension of water. This creates a sheeting effect and helps suds and grime rinse away quickly and completely.

Is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate safe?

Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is a safe synthetic chelating agent with natural origins. Used in amounts up to 1% to boost the effectiveness of preservatives, allowing for the use of lower amounts than is typical without compromising effectiveness.

Where does tetrasodium glutamate diacetate come from?

plant material
Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is a clear chelating liquid and preservative enhancer that is made from plant material and is biodegrable. Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is based upon L-glutamic acid, a natural and renewable raw material.

What is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate in soap?

Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is an organic salt synthesized from glutamic acid (an amino acid abundant in nature). Tetrasodium glutamate diacetate is what’s known as a ‘chelating agent’, an ingredient that inactivates metallic ions (charged particles) in product formulations.

Is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate a preservative?

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate is a preservative booster made from plant material. Its chief component is L-glutamic acid, an amino acid used by almost all living beings in the biosynthesis of proteins.

Is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate an irritant?

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate was considered to be non-irritating. Beta-Alanine Diacetic Acid and Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate both function as chelating agents in cosmetic formulations.

Is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate the same as EDTA?

Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate is a multi-purpose, clear, liquid chelating agent and preservative booster. Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate serves the same function in formulations as EDTA, more effectively, without the health and environmental concerns.

What is tetrasodium etidronate in soap?

Tetrasodium etidronate is added to oils and caustic soda during saponification to prevent soaps from becoming mouldy and producing scum. Tetrasodium etidronate is one of the salts of etidronic acid, a chelating agent. Chelating agents can sequester (grab onto) free metal ions or minerals.

Is tetrasodium glutamate diacetate formaldehyde?

The most commonly used preservative system for our formulas is Phenoxyethanol and Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate. It is a safe, paraben-free alternative to other potentially harmful, formaldehyde-releasing preservatives that are commonly used in skincare products.

What is tetrasodium EDTA in soap?

Tetrasodium EDTA in your skin cleanser helps you get clean when using hard water. It’s a common ingredient in cleansers such as shampoo and hand soap, and you’d have a hard time getting clean without it. Tetrasodium EDTA is used as a chelating agent, or to put it in layman’s terms, it makes hard water become soft.

Is trisodium EDTA safe?

Is it safe? The Cosmetic Ingredient Review Expert Panel evaluated the scientific data and concluded that disodium ETDA and related ingredients (including tetrasodium EDTA) were safe as used in cosmetic ingredients and personal care products. The panel also said the ingredient was not well absorbed in the skin.

What products contain tetrasodium EDTA?

You’ll find it in moisturizers, skin care and cleansing products, personal cleanliness products, bath soaps, shampoos and conditioners, hair dyes, hair bleaches, and many other products. It’s also cleared for use in packaged foods, vitamins, and baby food.