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Hydroxyethylidene Diphosphonic Acid

Hydroxyethylidene Diphosphonic Acid

Hydroxyethylidene Diphosphonic Acid (HEDP) is an organophosphonic acid compound used in various industries. It is a highly effective chelating agent and scale inhibitor, offering excellent properties for water treatment, oilfield applications, and industrial cleaning. HEDP helps prevent scale formation and corrosion in water systems, enhancing their efficiency and longevity. It is also used as a sequestrant in detergents and as a stabilizer in various chemical processes.

Chemical Formula:

C₂H₈O₇P₂

CAS Number:

2809-21-4

Synonyms:

1-Hydroxyethylidene-1,1-Diphosphonic Acid Hydroxyethylidene Diphosphonic Acid Etidronic Acid Ethane-1-hydroxy-1,1-diphosphonic acid 1-Hydroxyethane 1,1-diphosphonic acid 1-Hydroxyethylidenediphosphonic acid

Characteristics

Molar Weight

206.03 g/mol

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Water Treatment
  • Detergents and Cleaners
  • Oil Field Applications
  • Industrial and Institutional Cleaning
  • Personal Care Products

Industries

  • Oil and Gas Industry
  • Textile Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Metal Treatment Industry
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry

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