Citrate Plasticizer , Acetyl Triethyl Citrate , 77-89-4 ,
O-Acetylcitric Acid Triethyl Ester , Triethyl 2-Acetylcitrate
Property of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate:
Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 is Colorless transparent liquid.
The boiling point of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate is132º C(133.3Pa),
flash point(open) is 188º C, solubility in mineral oil is
1.2%(volume). Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 can be dissolved
with cellulose acetate,cellulose nitrate, cellulose acetate
butyrate and ethyl cellulose etc.. Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
has high boiling point, small volatility, hydrolysis resistance.
LD50 for mice is1150mg/kg, LD50 for rat is 7000mg/kg.
NIST: 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-acetoxy-, triethyl
EPA: 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-(acetyloxy)-, triethyl
Application of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate:
Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4 is used as innocuous plasticizer
for ethyl cellulose resin, adequate for lacquers and varnishes.
Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate (ATEC) is accepted by FDA for use as
plasticizer in food packaging material, medical products, prepare flavor, essence,
soft toys for children and produce cosmetics, in hair sprays and in
The main applications of O-Acetylcitric Acid Triethyl Ester are in tablet coatings in the
pharmaceutical sector and in formulations and transparent PVC
Specification of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate:
|CAS Registry No.||77-89-4|
|Chemical Name||Acetyl Triethyl Citrate|
|Appearance||Clear colorless liquid|
|Color number||Pt-Co,#||50 max|
|Content||% w/w||97.0 min|
|Acidity||mg KOH/g||0.2 max|
|Water content||% w/w||0.20 max|
|Refractive index||25 º C /D||1.432-1.441|
|Relative density||25 º C, g/cm3||1.135-1.139|
|Heavy metals (as Pb)||ppm||10 max|
|Arsenic (As)||ppm||3 max|
Firefighting measures of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
5.1. Extinguishing media
Appropriate Extinguishing Media: Foam Dry chemical Carbon dioxide
5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous Products of Combustion: As with other organic materials,
combustion will produce carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
Potential for Dust Explosion: not available
Special Flammability Hazards: Not applicable.
5.3. Advice for firefighters
Basic Fire Fighting Guidance: Wear self-contained breathing
apparatus and protective clothing. Normal firefighting procedures may be used.
Flammability Classification (OSHA): Combustible Liquid - Class III
Prevention Precautions of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye
P264 - Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
Evacuation Procedures: Isolate the hazard area and deny entry to
unnecessary and unprotected personnel.
Special Instructions: Remove all contaminated clothing to prevent
further absorption. Decontaminate affected personnel using the
first aid procedures in Section 4. Leather shoes that have been
saturated must be discarded.
Environmental Precautions of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
Prevent releases to soils, drains, sewers, and waterways.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up of Acetyl
Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
Containment Techniques and Isolate hazard area. Keep unnecessary
and unprotected personnel from entering. Remove all
Clean-up Procedures: ignition sources. Ventilate the area of spill
or leak. Wear protective equipment during clean-up. For small
spills, use suitable absorbent material and collect for later
disposal. For large spills, the area may require diking to contain
the spill. Material can then be collected (eg., suction) for later
disposal. After collection of material, flush area with water.
Dispose of the material in accordance with standard practice for
disposal of potentially hazardous materials as required by
applicable federal, state or local laws.
Special Reporting Requirements: Not applicable.
Package: 200L metal pail ,NW: 230Kg per pail.