Trisodium NTA

INCI Name
Trisodium NTA
Ingredient origins
Hydrocarbons
Role
Chelating Agent
Common name
NTA
EWG score
What is EWG score?
The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Nasty
This ingredient has been classified as hazardous to health, and is not used in ecostore products.
Ingredient details
Trisodium NTA is a chelating agent (something that is used to capture free metal ions). It is used in many applications, including in household cleaners. Based on animal testing, Trisodium NTA has been classified by the IARC as Ôpossibly carcinogenic to humansiv.Õ REFERENCES: iv) Trisodium NTA opinion on SOCS