Is an organic chelating agent, having excellent chelating action on calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, over a wide range of pH and temperature. Protects the fibres against catalytic damage during peroxide bleaching, Improves brightness in cottons during scouring and bleaching and in washing-off of coloured fabrics.
Prevents deposits of silicates on fibres and machineries in bleaching, reduces harsh feel on fibre, eliminates tendency of salt precipitation during print paste preparations. Forms very little foam, is universally applicable i.e. in continuous and discontinuous processes.