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What-it-does: chelating


An abbreviation that pops up on a lot of ingredient lists. It stands for EthyleneDiamineTetraacetic Acid and it's a famous molecule for being an excellent chelating agent, i.e. a molecule that can bind to metal ions (coming usually from water) and make them harmless in a cosmetic formula. With a chelating agent, cosmetic formulas stay nice longer.

EDTA is an acid molecule and its salt versions are even more often used, such as the super common Disodium EDTA

Products with EDTA

Best Formula Milky Sunblock Gel Lotion Fairy Skin Sunscreen Gel Cream Glosby Soft & Shiny Conditioner Insight Perfect Ultra Curl Mascara The Queen Cosmetics and Skin Care Line Hydrablock The Queen Cosmetics and Skin Care Line Power Exfoliating Set - Exfoliating Toner The Queen Cosmetics and Skin Care Line Power Exfoliating Set- Exfoliating Toner The Queen Cosmetics and Skin Care Line Power Exfoliating Set- Hydrablock Trinova Raspberry Hair Tonic Beauty Formulas Organic Aloe Vera Gel Jellys Pure Face Power Up Serum Luv Beauty Matcha Serum Somethinc Niacinamide + Moisture Beet Serum Xanzwhite Day Lightening Fluid Spf 15 tbh. Skin Shady tbh. Skin Shady 50+ Bota Calming & Balancing Skin Toner DermDoc Sunscreen Spf 50 Vit C Fruiser Double Moisturising Shower Cream, Goat'S Milk With UV White GSK Stieva-A Cream Mary Elizabeth R Underye Serum Passion for Natural Aloe Vera Gel Zapzyt Acne Treatment Gel Colatin Collagen & Keratin Conditioner Gentle Magic The Skincare Lotion HAN Shampoo Ácido Hialurónico Hydratissima Vitamina C Tópica Kativa Coconut Deep Treatment Biophyto-genesis Composite Acid Extract Gentle Magic The Skincare Soap Hello Glow 4-in-1 Whitening Soap Lidherma Fórmula Tranexámico Neutrogena Sun Rescue Soap K Brothers Rice Soap Tinkerskin Galactomyces + Niacinamide + Vitamin C Night Recovery Cream muuchstac Face Wash Celuflex AR Serum De Alta Potencia Depimiel Creme Depilatório Facial Gamma Chemicals Megaduo Olio Anna de Sanctis Olio Shampoo Hipoalergénico SIENNA Desmaquillador Dual The Natural Wash Pure Aloe Vera Gold Gel Tinkerskin Ceramide + Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizing Cream ADCOS Clean Solution Água Micelar Acnoklin Gel Face Wash Agartha Beauty 3% Alpha Arbutin + 3% Kojic Acid + HA Cavite Skin Clinic Remskin RemSkin Transparent Soap Cluny Loción Tónica Todo Tipo De Piel Dr. Jart+ V7 Cleansing Foam Lagos Celluflex C Serum Alta Potencia