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by / Views 37 / May 21, 2015

Diethylene Triamine Pentaacetic acid (DTPA)DTPA  is used to bleach pulp in paper making. Several million kilograms are produced for this purpose annually. It’s chelating properties are useful in deactivating calcium and magnesium ions in hair products. DTPA is used in over 150 cosmetic products.

DTPA causes toxicity for fish.

EWG Score:  C

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