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Dodecasodium phytate

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Dodecasodium phytate


Myo-Inositol, hexakis(dihydrogen phosphate), dodecasodium salt;

Dodecasodium inositol hexaphosphate;

Phytate persodium;


Anionic Surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System



Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C6H6Na12O24P6; C6H18O24P6.6Na

Molecular Weight: 923.82



Appearance    (1), white solid; (2), liquid.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid condition, easily hydrolyzed.

Risk    Solid form: irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system.

GHS (Rev.10) label: 

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent chelating, cleansing, emulsifying, dispersing, anticorrosive, antirust, anti-oxidizing abilities. Antioxidant activity depends on chelation.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes


Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes


Hazardous substances indexes


Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤


As, mg/Kg, ≤


Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Product standards

(1), Chinese standards

(1a), GB 1886.250 Food safety national standard -- Food additive -- Sodium phytate

(1b), QB/T 5222 Oral care and cleansing products -- Sodium phytate (Sodium inositol phosphate) for toothpaste

4, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances or furtherly test for microorganisms, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as anticorrosive agent, antirust agent.

Use as chelating agent.

Use as cleansing agent.

2, Personal care products

Conditioning agent, oral care agent in personal care products.

3, Industrial cleaning and metal surface treatment

Use as cleansing agent, anticorrosive agent.

4, Food

Use as food additive (antioxidant).




[Terminology] Dispersion system

[Terminology] Vesicle

Pandect of Ester surfactants (1): Definition

[Terminology] Van Der Waals force

[Terminology] Micellar aggregation number


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