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Sonya-m

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After reading DeeAnna's experiment again with EDTA and seeing the clarity of the water I want to try it as a chelator for my hard water

Is this the right thing?

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Sonya, that looks different from mine. I have it from two sources, both say tetrasodium EDTA. One also has "NA4 Chelate" written on it.
 

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Sonya- what you have there in your picture is Disodium EDTA, which is different from Tetrasodium EDTA. The difference between the 2 is that the Disodium is for use in products that have a neutral to mildly acidic pH. The best one to use in lye-based soap is the tetrasodium EDTA.

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I second Lee, have a bottle of EDTA mixed as per IL's posts that I use in every batch.
 

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