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 nail polish.
The main applications of O-Acetylcitric Acid Triethyl Ester are in
tablet coatings in the pharmaceutical sector and in formulations
and transparent PVC films.
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|
Classification of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
(According to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008)
Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2
Signal Word: Warning
H319 - Causes serious eye irritation.
Prevention Precautions of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
P280 - Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye
P264 - Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
First aids precautions of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
P337+P313 - If eye irritation persists: Get medical
P305+P351+P338 - IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for
several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
(According to Directive 67/548/EEC)
Risk Phrases: R36: Irritating to the eyes.
Safety Phrases: S36: Wear suitable protective clothing.
Signs and Symptoms of Potential Overexposure: Contact with eyes may
cause slight irritation. Non-irritating to both intact and abraded
skin. May be harmful if ingested in sufficient quantities. High
gas, vapor, or mist concentrations may be harmful if inhaled.
Primary Route(s) of Exposure: Eye contact. Ingestion. Inhalation.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: No data found
First aids Measures of Triethyl O-Acetylcitrate 77-89-4
1. Description of first aid measures
Skin Contact: Wash thoroughly after skin contact.
Eye Contact: Immediately flush the eyes with plenty of water for at
least 15 minutes. Call a physician.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure. If not breathing, give artificial
respiration and call a physician.
Ingestion: If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Get prompt medical
2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Acute: Contact with eyes may cause slight irritation.
Non-irritating to both intact and abraded skin. May be harmful if
ingested in sufficient quantities. High gas, vapor, or mist
concentrations may be harmful if inhaled.
Delayed Effects: None known.
3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special
Thermal Exposure: Not applicable.
Note to Physician: No additional first aid information available
Package: 200L metal pail ,NW: 230Kg per pail.