Note: In addition to industrial and scientific applications, EDTA is used as a food additive to preserve foods and inhibit discoloration. It is also used in medicine especially in chelation therapy to treat lead poisoning. EDTA is typically used in the form of a salt (such as the disodium salt C10H14N2O8Na2·2H2O or the calcium disodium salt C10H12N2O8Na2·3H2O).
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