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239. EDTA - (Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid)

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After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will be able to:
• Draw the structure of EDTA.
• Explain why EDTA can act as a hexadentate ligand.
• Describe how EDTA forms complexes in terms of coordinate
bonding to a central metal ion.
• Understand the relative stability of EDTA complexes.
• Describe the chelating effect of EDTA.
• Give the common uses of EDTA.

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September 2015

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ISSN: 1351-5136

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