sequestering agent


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sequestering agent

[si′kwes·tə·riŋ ‚ā·jənt]
(chemistry)
A substance that removes a metal ion from a solution system by forming a complex ion that does not have the chemical reactions of the ion that is removed; can be a chelating or a complexing agent.
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Manganese content had exceeded the level that might be controlled by the sequestering agent.
Source water can sometimes be rife with metals, so the use of a preventive sequestering agent is critical, say service professionals.
Rows upon rows of sanitizers, clarifiers, algaecides, flocculants, sequestering agents, balancers, shocks and more can intimidate even the hardiest consumer.
At the same time, chelating and sequestering agents protect instruments and enhance cleaning performance regardless of water quality or type.
To reduce scum and scale, cleaners mixed with hard water must be formulated with sequestering agents.
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Note: Some metal removers and sequestering agents are not compatible and should not be used in PHMB-treated pools, so check with the dealer.