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|
Information on toxicological effects of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate
Acute Oral LD50: Oral LD50 (rat) = 7000 mg/kg
Oral LD50 (cat) = 8510 mg/kg
Acute Dermal LD50: Not available.
Acute Inhalation LC50: Not available.
Other Toxicity Data: Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 1150 mg/kg
Skin Irritation: Non-irritating to both intact and abraded skin.
Skin Sensitization: No data available.
Eye Irritation: May cause slight irritation. Slight to moderate
erythema observed in
eyes in contact with material over 20 minutes to 3 hours.
Target Organs: TDLo (intraperitoneal, mouse) = 3,220 mg/kg/14D-I
TDLo (oral, cat) = 31,780 mg/kg/8W-C
Carcinogenicity: This material is not listed by IARC, NTP or OSHA
as a carcinogen. No
test data is available that indicates this material is a
Teratogenicity: No data available.
Reproduction: No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Ecological information of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
1. Toxicity Not available.
2. Persistence and degradability Based on environmental modeling, this material is expected to be
readily biodegradable. Not expected to bioaccumulate.
3. Bioaccumulative potential No data
4. Mobility in soil No data
5. Results of PBT and vPvB assessment Not available.
12.6. Other adverse effects Not predicted to exhibit significant toxicity to fish.
Waste treament methods of Acetyl Triethyl Citrate 77-89-4
US EPA Waste Number: Not applicable
Waste Disposal: Dispose of this material in accordance with
standard practice for disposal of potentially hazardous materials as required by applicable international, national,
regional, state or local laws. Do NOT dump into any sewers, on the ground, or into any body of water. For
disposal within the EC, the appropriate code according to the European Waste Catalogue (EWC) should be
used. Note that disposal regulations may also apply to empty containers and equipment
Package: 200L metal pail ,NW: 230Kg per pail.