How Calcium interacts with EDTA

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Proven

EDTA chelates with calcium, resulting in an increased excretion of this mineral. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. Hotz J, et al. Behavior of Gastric Secretion in Acute EDTA-hypocalcemia in Man. Verh Dtsch Ges Inn Med. 1971;77:501-04.