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Identification

Name
Triethyl citrate
CAS
77-93-0
Synonyms
CITRIC ACID TRIETHYL ESTER
ETHYL CITRATE
FEMA 3083
TRIETHYL 2-HYDROXY-1,2,3-PROPANE-TRICARBOXYLATE
TRIETHYL CITRATE
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, triethyl ester
1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylicacid,2-hydroxy-,triethylester
2,3-propanetricarboxylicacid,2-hydroxy-triethylester
2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, triethyl ester
2-hydroxy-propane-1,2,3-tricarboxylicacidtriethylester
Citroflex 2
citroflex2
Crodamol TC
Ethyl citrate, citric acid triethyl ester
Hydagen C.A.T
nsc8907
TEC
triaethylcitrat
Triethylester kyseliny citronove
triethylesterkyselinycitronove
EINECS(EC#)
201-070-7
Molecular Formula
C12H20O7
MDL Number
MFCD00009201
Molecular Weight
276.28
MOL File
77-93-0.mol

Chemical Properties

Appearance
clear liquid
Appearance
Colorless, mobile liquid; bitter taste. Solubility in water 6.5 g/100 cc; solubility in oil 0.8 g/100 cc. Combustible.
mp 
-46 °C
bp 
294 °C
density 
1.137 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

vapor density 
9.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure 
1 mm Hg ( 107 °C)

FEMA 
3083
refractive index 
n20/D 1.442(lit.)

Fp 
>230 °F

Water Solubility 
5.7 g/100 mL (25 ºC)
FreezingPoint 
-55℃
Merck 
14,2326
BRN 
1801199
Uses
Triethyl Citrate is a sequestrant that is an oily liquid, slightly solu- ble in water. it is found in lemon drinks.
CAS DataBase Reference
77-93-0(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Ethyl citrate(77-93-0)
EPA Substance Registry System
77-93-0(EPA Substance)

Safety Data

Safety Statements 
S24/25:Avoid contact with skin and eyes .
WGK Germany 
1

RTECS 
GE8050000

HS Code 
29181500
Safety Profile
Moderately toxic by intraperitoneal route. Mildly toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Combustible liquid when exposed to heat or flame. To fight fire, use dry chemical, CO2. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes. See also ESTERS and CITRIC ACID.
Hazardous Substances Data
77-93-0(Hazardous Substances Data)

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Questions And Answer

Description
Triethyl citrate is the triester of citric acid and ethyl alcohol.
Triethyl citrate is used as a flavoring agent in foods, as a high boiling solvent and plasticizer for vinyl resins and cellulose acetates, as a plasticizer in the pharmaceutical industry for coating. Triethyl citrate is used as a natural active ingredient and flavor component with excellent deodorizing and skin care properties in cosmetic and personal care products. Triethyl citrate is also used as a plasticizer and humectant for cigarette filters. Furthermore, triethyl citrate is used s a food additive for stabilizing foams, specifically as a whipping enhancer for organic egg whites during processing.
References
[1] RH Dave (2016) Overview of pharmaceutical excipients used in tablets and capsules, Drug Topics (online). Advanstar.
[2] http://www.who.int/en/
[3] http://www.in-cosmetics.com
[4] http://www.chemicalland21.com
[5] https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/Triethyl%20Citrate%20report%202014.pdf

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