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|
Precautions for safe handling of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
Precautions for Unique Hazards: Not applicable.
Practices to Minimize Risk: Wear appropriate protective equipment
when performing maintenance on contaminated equipment.
Wash hands thoroughly before eating or smoking after handling this
Special Handling Equipment: Not applicable.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities of
Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
Storage Precautions & Recommendations: This product should be
stored at ambient temperature in a dry, well-ventilated location.
Keep container closed when not in use.
Dangerous incompatility reactions of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate
Incompatible with oxidizing materials.
Exposure controls of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
Personal Protective Equipment: Impervious gloves, boots, and
clothing, chemical goggles or face shield where necessary, and a NIOSH approved chemical cartridge respirator or supplied air
Respirator Caution: Observe OSHA regulations for respirator use (29
CFR 1910.134). Air-purifying respirators must not be used in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Ventilation: All operations should be conducted in well-ventilated
conditions. Local exhaust ventilation should be provided.
Other Engineering Controls: All appropriate engineering controls
should be used to minimize exposure potential. Use exhaust ventilation to keep airborne concentrations below exposure limits.
Thermal Hazards: Not applicable.
Additive or Synergistic Effects: None known.
Stability and reactivity of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
1. Reactivity Not classified as dangerously reactive.
2. Chemical stability Stable
3. Possibility of hazardous reactions Will not occur.
4. Conditions to avoid No data.
5. Incompatible materials Incompatible with oxidizing materials.
6. Hazardous decomposition products As with other organic materials, combustion will produce carbon
monoxide and carbon dioxide.
Package: 200L metal pail ,NW: 230Kg per pail.