Yellow EDTA ph8, 0.5M

Han via (by nobody from nospam.not)
Wed Jul 23 05:59:48 EST 2008

chovek69 <ivanoov from> wrote in
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> On Jul 21, 9:55 pm, Sharon Rho <janshar... from> wrote:
>> Has anyone had problems with EDTA turning a clear yellow solution? I
>> us 
> ed the same protocol that others in the lab used: 186.1 g of EDTA, add
> 500 ml of distilled water, then add NaOH pellets until a pH of 8 is
> reached...but it still turns out yellow. Does anyone know how to solve
> the problem? Thanks. 
> I suppose the EDTA powder is old...Is it clearly white or is
> yellowish ?
Or there is tea in the system, or the NaOH pellets were really old ...

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