GLDA, a modern alternative to EDTA

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  1. May 10, 2019 #21

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    The GLDA is sold in three different forms a powder, a 38% solution and a 47% solution. The powder is hygroscopic so be careful to store it carefully if you end up with this version.

    In my day job I have used this product (the 47% solution) in replacing EDTA in household and industrial cleaning products and it worked very well. So there should be no reason that it wouldn't work in soap.

    @SaltedFig I'm not sure who you spoke to but the distributor for the Dissolvine brand in Australia is IMCD. They will generally only sell in large volumes but they might be able to point you in the direction of someone who is willing to resell the product in smaller lots. Alternatively you could approach one of the soap suppliers and ask them to get in some for a trial.
     
  2. May 12, 2019 #22

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    Hi Justjacui,
    Buying bigger lots isn't a problem if a few of us share it.
    Where are you buying yours from for work?
     
  3. May 13, 2019 #23

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  4. May 14, 2019 #24

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    Susie has an excellent point about the potential MSG reaction. Does anyone have an answer? My DH has a severe sensitivity to MSG and it's final breakdown to glutamic acid. If this ends up in my soap and then absorbed by his skin, that could be a big problem.
     
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    It is actually in the DFW metroplex (which is where I live). Thanks for the info, I am going to look them up.
     
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    The Viachem website offers a "Request a Sample" here:

    https://viacheminc.com/product/glda-chelate-dissolvine-gl-47-s/

    Spoke to a very nice gentleman regarding the sample. Problem is that they only sell in drum sized portions. They will send a sample of the 47% liquid formulation (hygroscopic and is shipped over the ocean) to someone. Problem is that I am waiting for 2nd cataract surgery, waiting for cardiac ablation, and my daughter in Mississippi just informed me that she needs surgery. So I can't take lead on getting this sample and sending it out to folks. Whoever would like to contact him, here is his contact info.

    Jared Cole
    p: 972-265-0416
    c: 903-818-6561

    And whoever it is, please let us know the quantity he sent and if it is a lot, you can let us know how much handling and shipping (don't forget cost of containers if you have to purchase any), so that you will not be out anything for doing something super nice.
     
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  7. May 16, 2019 #27

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    Where can it be purchased? I have been looking and haven’t found a place to buy any.
     
  8. May 16, 2019 #28

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    Whoever contacted Jared with Viachem, I am the person he initially talked to. (He just called me and let me know that you want my screen name.)
     

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